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Diagnosing intralobar pulmonary sequestration
  1. Sophie Mylan1,
  2. Santanu Maity2,
  3. Jody MacLachlan3
  1. 1Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, Amwell Group Practice, Royal Free Hospital GP Training Scheme, University College London, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Child Health, Royal Free London NHS Trust, London, UK
  3. 3Department of Radiology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sophie Mylan, Amwell Group Practice, London WC1X 0GB, UK; s.mylan{at}nhs.net

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An 11-year-old girl presented with abdominal pain and lethargy. Chest X-ray revealed a well-defined opacity in the right lower zone, projected over the medial aspect of the right hemidiaphragm (figure 1). She was treated with two courses of antibiotics but remained symptomatic with a cough. Repeat X-rays demonstrated no change in the opacity.

Figure 1

Initial chest X-ray. …

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