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Abnormal chest radiograph due to a common lung finding in Down syndrome.

A seven-year-old girl with Down syndrome was incidentally found to have abnormal chest radiograph finding. She had no history of fever, dyspnea, hemoptysis, or features of upper airway obstruction. There was no significant family history or contact with tuberculosis. Oxygen saturation in room air was 97%. Normal vesicular breath sounds were heard bilaterally on examination of the chest.

Her chest radiograph [Figure 1] and computed tomography [Figure 2 and 3] of the chest are given.


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Article history:

Received: 17 March 2015

Accepted: 1 July 2015


DOI 10.5001/omj.2016.16

Devi A. Manuel *, Aparna Irodi, Sniya V. Sudhakar, and Sneha Varkki

Department of Cardiology, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India

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Title Annotation:CLINICAL QUIZ
Author:Manuel, Devi A.; Irodi, Aparna; Sudhakar, Sniya V.; Varkki, Sneha
Publication:Oman Medical Journal
Geographic Code:7OMAN
Date:Jan 1, 2016
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