Case Report

Imaging findings in an infant with congenital pulmonary venolobar syndrome (scimitar syndrome)

Tracy Westgarth-Taylor, Tracy Kilborn
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 16, No 1 | a226 | DOI: | © 2012 Tracy Westgarth-Taylor, Tracy Kilborn | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 24 February 2012 | Published: 07 February 2012

About the author(s)

Tracy Westgarth-Taylor, Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa
Tracy Kilborn, Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, South Africa


Congenital venolobar syndrome (CVLS) is a rare complex malformation that includes hypoplasia of the lung, partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage and in a quarter of patients, associated cardiac anomalies.
We present the chest radiograph and multidetector CT findings in a case of congenital venolobar syndrome in an infant.


Mulitidetector CT, Congenital pulmonary venolobar syndrome, scimitar syndrome


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