Pulmonary Hypoplasia

  • Etiology: oligohydramnios, congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Imaging: airways and alveoli and pulmonary vessels are decreased in size and number leading to small lung volumes

Cases of Pulmonary Hypoplasia

CXR of pulmonary hypoplasia due to oligohydramnios
CXR AP shows bilateral poorly developed and poorly expanded lungs.