Isolated agenesis of the left pulmonary artery: A case report

M. J. Mpe*, W. van Aswegen

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We present a case of a middle-aged patient followed up at the medical outpatient’s department routinely over two years for hypertensive heart disease and tobacco-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The patient was found to have an additional problem of congenital absence of the left main pulmonary artery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-119
Number of pages3
JournalAfrican Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Agenesis
  • Pulmonary artery
  • Unilateral


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