Congenital absence of the right interlobar pulmonary artery: HRCT findings

J Thorac Imaging. 2008 Nov;23(4):292-4. doi: 10.1097/RTI.0b013e31818026db.


We report a case of unilateral idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-like changes in the right middle and lower lobe without lung volume changes and with normal upper lobe owing to congenital absence of the right interlobar pulmonary artery on chest computed tomography.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pulmonary Artery / abnormalities*
  • Pulmonary Artery / diagnostic imaging*
  • Radiographic Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Respiratory Function Tests
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*