Right lower lobe resection for bronchiectasis in Kartagener´s Syndrome

Case report


Abdulwahed Gdeedo1, El Ageli Homme2

1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, 2. Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Abusetta Chest Hospital, Tripoli

JMJ Vol. 1, No. 1 (June 2001): 47-49


A young boy with Kartagener´s syndrome who suffered from sever bronchiectasis of the right lower lobe is described. Due to chronic abcedation, which failed to respond to medical therapy, resection of the right lower lobe was performed. There was a clinical improvement post-operatively although he had to be treated for recurrent infections.

Keywords: Kartagener´s syndrome, lobe resection, bronchiectasis, transplantation

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