Absence of the Right Pulmonary Artery Associated With a Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection

Binnetoglu K., Ayabakan C., Sarisoy O., Tokel K.

PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY, cilt.33, ss.182-184, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 33 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00246-011-0110-x
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.182-184


Unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery is a rare anomaly. Patients may present with hemoptysis, recurrent respiratory infections, pulmonary hypertension, or congestive heart failure. This report describes the case of a missing right pulmonary artery associated with anomalous left pulmonary venous connection not previously described in the medical literature.