Hiperclaridad pulmonar unilateral en un niño. Síndrome de Swyer-James-Macleod

2019 Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria  
Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome is a rare pulmonary disorder that is characterized radiologically by pulmonary lobar or multilobar hyperlucency produced by decreased pulmonary vascularization usually due to a previous infectious process. It is frequently a casual finding in recurrent pulmonary infections or in the study of asthma symptoms. We present the case of a 6-year-old patient who was diagnosed with Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome after a persistent pneumoniae. A multidisciplinary approach was
more » ... onducted, with a satisfactory progress up to date, combining medical treatment with respiratory physiotherapy.
doi:10.5546/aap.2019.e527 pmid:31560506 fatcat:2b7zp4lyybetbpp7ddeg4hky5q