SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Genetic and Developmental Disorders
SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Pulmonary sequestration is a rare congenital malformation. Diagnosis is often delayed until the 2nd or 3rd decade. Common symptoms including recurrent infections and hemoptysis. Surgical resection is usually recommended due to the risk of massive hemoptysis. The following is a case of a 42 year old male presenting with his sentinel event of sequestration, which underscores the importance of adult pulmonologists recognizing congenital conditions.