Volume 10, Issue 1 (October 1986)                   Research in Medicine 1986, 10(1): 27-34 | Back to browse issues page

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Department of Pediatrics, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Over the past four years (1360-1364) we have surgically treated seven infants for lobar emphysema. The pathologic lesion in all patients was in upper lobe of the left lung. Respiratory distress and pneumonia are the cardinal symptoms of patients with this abnormality. Diagnosis is confirmed by chest x-ray. The treatment of choice is lobectomy of affected lobe. 
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 1985/11/4 | Accepted: 1986/05/26 | Published: 1986/07/14

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