HORSE-SHOE LUNG IN A RARE CASE OF SCIMITAR SYNDROME
*Dr. Ishani Shukla, Dr. Satabdi Kalita and Prof. (Dr.) Parul Dutta
Scimitar syndrome or congenital veno-lobar syndrome is characterised by a hypoplastic lung that is drained by an anomalous pulmonary vein into the systemic circulation. It is a type of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return. Horseshoe lung is a rare congenital anomaly and mostly accompanied by scimitar syndrome. Here we present a case of a female child who had scimitar vein with right lung and right pulmonary artery hypoplasia associated with horseshoe lung.
Keywords: Scimitar syndrome, Horse-shoe lung, pulmonary hypoplasia.
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