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Pulmonary sequestration

Introduction: Pulmonary sequestration

Description of Pulmonary sequestration

Pulmonary sequestration (medical condition): A lung malformation where a portion of tissue that is meant to develop into a...more »

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Pulmonary sequestration: A developmental anomaly in which a mass of nonfunctioning lung tissue lacks normal connection with the tracheobroncheal tree and receives an anomalous blood supply originating from the descending thoracic or abdominal aorta. The mass may be extralobar, i.e., completely separated from normally connected lung, or intralobar, i.e., partly surrounded by normal lung.
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Pulmonary sequestration: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pulmonary sequestration as a "rare disease".

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Pulmonary sequestration as a Disease

Pulmonary sequestration (medical condition): See Pulmonary sequestration (disease information).
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