Scimitar syndrome

A. Kumar, Kalyan Paudel

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A seven month old female child admitted to intensive care unit with increasing respiratory distress. Clinical examination revealed absence of cyanosis, wide and fi xed normal intensity second heart sound. Chest radiograph revealed crescent like radio opacity in right lower lung and subsequent contrast enhanced computed tomography (CT) chest demonstrated abnormal vessel in right lung draining into the inferior vena cava.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-390
Number of pages2
JournalKathmandu University Medical Journal
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2008
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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Kumar, A., & Paudel, K. (2008). Scimitar syndrome. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 6(23), 389-390.