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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

Unilateral pulmonary hypoplasia with bullous lung disease a rare case report

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Author Details: Nanda Kishore K.S., Yuvarajan S, Gangi Reddy T.K., Suresh S.

Volume : 2

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-4222

Print ISSN : 2581-4214

Article First Page : 96

Article End Page : 97


In many patients with hypoplasia of lung etiology is not known. Conditions that decrease intrathoracic space like congenital diaphragmatic hernia may cause unilateral lung hypoplasia and may also be associated with ipsilateral congenital vascular anomalies. Here we are presenting a rare case of left lung hypoplasia with rudimentary bronchus with bulla in an adult which was not associated with any other developmental anomaly.

Hypoplasia; Rudimentary bronchus; Pulmonary hypoplasia