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Rare disease
Swyer–James–MacLeod syndrome with ipsilateral herniation of hyperinflated hyperlucent lung
  1. Rajiv Garg1,
  2. Pallavi Aga2,
  3. S Saheer1,
  4. Jabeed P1,
  5. Abhijeet Singh1,
  6. Ghulam Hassan1,
  7. Rajendra Prasad1
  1. 1Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. 2Department of Radiodiagnosis, Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rajiv Garg, rajivkgmc{at}gmail.com

Summary

Swyer–James–MacLeod syndrome is characterised by unilateral hyperlucency on chest radiograph with small or normal-sized lung on the affected side and compensatory hyperinflation of opposite lung. Hyperinflation of the affected lung is a very rarely reported entity. An adult female patient, who presented with exertional breathlessness and diagnosed to have hypoplastic left pulmonary artery with hyperlucent, hyperinflated and herniated left lung is described.

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