Bronchopulmonary Sequestration

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• Congenital abnormality in which an area is not connected to the bronchial tree (i.e. sequestered) and has an anomalous blood supply, usually from the aorta

• If infection develops, often -> lung abscess to due lack of drainage to the bronchial tree

• Surgical resection is required but pre-op bronchial arteriography is necessary to identify anomalous blood supply