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Horseshoe lung with left lung hypoplasia.
  1. A Ersöz,
  2. H Soncul,
  3. L Gökgöz,
  4. S Kalaycioğlu,
  5. S Tunaoğlu,
  6. M Kaptanoğlu,
  7. A Yener
  1. Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.


    Horseshoe lung is an uncommon congenital malformation in which the bases of the right and the left lungs are fused to each other by a narrow isthmus posterior to the cardiac apex. So far 22 cases have been described: most of these were associated with right lung hypoplasia and the scimitar syndrome. A horseshoe lung anomaly with left lung hypoplasia is described.

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