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Computed tomographic demonstration of displaced right upper lobe bronchus in an adult woman with congenital heart disease

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      Abstract

      To our knowledge, this is the first description of the computed tomographic appearance of a displaced right upper lobe bronchus. The case reported is that of a 43 year-old woman who had known congenital heart disease and systemic hypertension. The computed tomographic study demonstrated a displaced right upper lobe bronchus; a persistent left superior vena cava; pulmonary hypertension with associated dilatation of the right chambers of the heart consistent with a longstanding left to right shunt; and subsequent development of pulmonary hypertension.

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