Scimitar Syndrome

Scimitar syndrome

Author Ashley Davidoff MD

hypoplasia / aplasia of one or more lobes of lung

always on RIGHT

+/- partial APVR (to IVC, portal vein, hepatic vein.)

scimitar-shaped density is draining vein

  • Scimitar Syndrome
    01713b01 heart cardiac lung IVC inferior vena cava venous drainage pulmonary vein fx scimitar sign patrial anomalous venous return to IVC hypoplastic right lung dx congenital pulmonary venolobar syndrome CXR plain film chest Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD
  • Scimitar Syndrome
    01714 heart cardiac lung IVC inferior vena cava venous drainage pulmonary vein fx scimitar sign patrial anomalous venous return to IVC hypoplastic right lung dx congenital pulmonary venolobar syndrome CXR plain film chest Courtesy Ashley Davidoff MD