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Heterotopic brain tissue in the lung causing acute respiratory distress in an infant.
  1. C Fuller,
  2. A R Gibbs
  1. Department of Histopathology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.


    A three month male infant with a 24 hour history of cyanotic attacks was found to have heterotopic brain tissue at thoracotomy. He has remained well over 20 years of follow up. The pathogenesis of the condition is discussed.

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