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Submitted: 15 April 2019 Modified: 15 April 2019
HERDIN Record #: 100731-19041514053859

Giant pulmonary bulla in a 2 year old child: a case report.

Brenda Lou Lovely H. Noel-Abanilla,

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Pulmonary bulla in children represent interesting entities. Mostly congenital bronchopulmonary foregut malformations and acquired cysts. This paper will present a case of a 2 year old child with recurrent cough but with no signs of respiratory distress.  On further investigation the patient was harbouring a huge pulmonary cyst resulting in mediastinal deviation. Following initial work-up , a giant pulmonary bulla was considered and thoracotomy with bullectomy was done. There was no post-operative complication thus patient was discharged improved.

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