Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return

In cases of partial anomalous venous return one or more, but not all of the pulmonary veins drain into a systemic vein, resulting in a left-to-right shunt (Fig. 9). Partial anomalous venous return is usually an isolated finding located on the right side. Most patients are either mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic.

Hypoplastic Lung

Fig. 8. A 4 year old male patient with hypoplastic right lung and pulmonary sequestration located in the lower lobe of the right lung. A surface reconstruction of a 3D CE MRA dataset in anterior-posterior view reveals an atypical artery which is responsible for the blood supply of the sequester which derives from the abdominal aorta (arrow). In addition a malformation of the right pulmonary veins is found which corresponds to a scimitar vessel (arrowheads)

Fig. 8. A 4 year old male patient with hypoplastic right lung and pulmonary sequestration located in the lower lobe of the right lung. A surface reconstruction of a 3D CE MRA dataset in anterior-posterior view reveals an atypical artery which is responsible for the blood supply of the sequester which derives from the abdominal aorta (arrow). In addition a malformation of the right pulmonary veins is found which corresponds to a scimitar vessel (arrowheads)

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