Successful pregnancy outcome in Swyer-James-Macleod syndrome

Ann Thorac Med. 2008 Jan;3(1):26-7. doi: 10.4103/1817-1737.37976.


Swyer-James-MacLeod (SJM) syndrome is a chronic, progressive lung disease as a result of infection and bronchial obstruction that ultimately leads to emphysema. It is associated with chronic cough, sputum production and recurrent chest infections and is occasionally seen in women of reproductive age. The radiological finding of unilateral hyperlucent lung is considered synonymous with the disease entity.

Keywords: Bronchiectasis; Swyer-James syndrome; hyperlucent lung.

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