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Congenital Interruption Pulmonary Artery
Tyler H. Ternes, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Proximal interruption of pulmonary artery (PIPA)
            • Synonyms

              • Unilateral absence of pulmonary artery
              • "Interruption" preferred over "absence"
                • Intrapulmonary portion of pulmonary artery is intact
            • Definitions

              • Failed development of proximal pulmonary artery

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Angiographic Findings

                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                        • Imaging Recommendations

                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                            PATHOLOGY

                            • General Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Dillman JR et al: Expanding upon the unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax in children. Radiographics. 31(3):723-41, 2011
                                    2. Lee EY et al: Multidetector CT evaluation of congenital lung anomalies. Radiology. 247(3):632-48, 2008
                                    3. CastaƱer E et al: Congenital and acquired pulmonary artery anomalies in the adult: radiologic overview. Radiographics. 26(2):349-71, 2006
                                    4. Newman B: Congenital bronchopulmonary foregut malformations: concepts and controversies. Pediatr Radiol. 36(8):773-91, 2006
                                    5. Ryu DS et al: HRCT findings of proximal interruption of the right pulmonary artery. J Thorac Imaging. 19(3):171-5, 2004
                                    6. Ten Harkel AD et al: Isolated unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery: a case report and review of the literature. Chest. 122(4):1471-7, 2002
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                          • Pathology

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Abbreviations

                                                • Proximal interruption of pulmonary artery (PIPA)
                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Unilateral absence of pulmonary artery
                                                • "Interruption" preferred over "absence"
                                                  • Intrapulmonary portion of pulmonary artery is intact
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Failed development of proximal pulmonary artery

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    • MR Findings

                                                      • Angiographic Findings

                                                        • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                • Presentation

                                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                    • Treatment

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Dillman JR et al: Expanding upon the unilateral hyperlucent hemithorax in children. Radiographics. 31(3):723-41, 2011
                                                                      2. Lee EY et al: Multidetector CT evaluation of congenital lung anomalies. Radiology. 247(3):632-48, 2008
                                                                      3. CastaƱer E et al: Congenital and acquired pulmonary artery anomalies in the adult: radiologic overview. Radiographics. 26(2):349-71, 2006
                                                                      4. Newman B: Congenital bronchopulmonary foregut malformations: concepts and controversies. Pediatr Radiol. 36(8):773-91, 2006
                                                                      5. Ryu DS et al: HRCT findings of proximal interruption of the right pulmonary artery. J Thorac Imaging. 19(3):171-5, 2004
                                                                      6. Ten Harkel AD et al: Isolated unilateral absence of a pulmonary artery: a case report and review of the literature. Chest. 122(4):1471-7, 2002