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 2015-11-22  Case of the week # 409  © Dmitry Abelov  www.TheFetus.net
Answer to the case of the week # 409

December 3, 2015 - December 17, 2016


Dmitry Abelov
, MD.

Prenatal center of Orsk
, Russia.




Case report


A 24-year-old woman with unremarkable medical history was sent to our institution at 19 weeks of gestation. 
Our examination revealed findings compatible with left pulmonary artery sling.



Images 1-4: 2D and color doppler images showing left pulmonary artery arising from normal right pulmonary artery, coursing around the right side of and behind the trachea to reach the left lung.


  




Videos 1-4: color doppler images showing left pulmonary artery arising from normal right pulmonary artery, coursing around the right side of and behind the trachea to reach the left lung.

  



Video 6: Doppler image shows pulmonary artery sling (PA - main pulmonary artery, Ao - aorta). 


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