Extra-lobar pulmonary sequestration with broncho-esophageal fistula.

H Pedroso, R Anjos, J S Lino, A M Nunes, M A Bispo, J M Palminha


We describe a case of extra-lobar pulmonary sequestration with broncho-esophageal fistula in a newborn male who presented respiratory distress, cyanosis and feeding difficulties. The diagnosis was made with a swallowed contrast examination, nuclear magnetic resonance, digital subtraction angiography and confirmed by gross and histologic examination. The work of a multidisciplinary team was essential for an early diagnosis and the correct and effective treatment of this Cuncommon condition.

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