November 1975

Horseshoe Lung in an Infant With Recurrent Pulmonary Infections

Author Affiliations

From the departments of pediatrics (Drs Cipriano and Rosenquist and Ms Sweeney) and pathology (Drs Hutchins and Rosenquist), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hospital, Baltimore. Dr Cipriano is now with the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(11):1343-1345. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120480057014

• A case of horseshoe lung occurred in a 7-month-old infant, the first, we believe, to be associated with horseshoe kidney. This lesion should be considered in any infant with dextrocardia, recurrent cardiorespiratory distress, and pulmonary infections.

(Am J Dis Child 129:1343-1345, 1975)