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Isolated agenesis of the left pulmonary artery: A case report

M J Mpe, W van Aswegen

Abstract


We present a case of a middle-aged patient followed up at the medical outpatient’s department routinely over two years for hypertensive heart disease and tobacco-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The patient was found to have an additional problem of congenital absence of the left main pulmonary artery


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M J Mpe, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa

W van Aswegen, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa

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African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine 2021;27(3):117-119. DOI:10.7196/AJTCCM.2021.v27i3.105

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Date submitted: 2021-10-01
Date published: 2021-10-04

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