Year : 2018  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 273-275

Unilateral lung hyperlucency in an adult: an unusual cause

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Animesh Ray
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DOI: 10.4103/ejb.ejb_72_17

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We report a case of young adult with unilateral lung hyperlucency. His radiological features were suggestive of Swyer–James syndrome. The condition is uncommon in adults. We report this rare case with discussion on clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of Swyer–James syndrome. The report also throws light on various other causes of unilateral lung hyperlucency and its approach.

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