Ana Sayfa | Dergi Hakkında | Yayın Kurulu | Bilimsel Danışma Kurulu | İçindekiler | Arşiv | Yayın Arama | Yazarlara Bilgi | İletişim  
2009, Cilt 23, Sayı 2, Sayfa(lar) 101-105   
THE RARE CAUSE OF EFFORT DYSPNEA: SWYER JAMES (MC LEOD) SYNDROME
Erol ŞENTÜRK, Aydanur EKİCİ, Emel BULCUN, Mehmet EKİCİ, Tülay KARAKOÇ, Gökhan TİRELİ, Volkan ALTINKAYA
Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Hastalıkları Kliniği, Kırıkkale
Keywords: Mc Leod Syndrome, Dyspnea, Unilateral hiperlusen lung

Swyer James or Mc Leod Syndrome is a rare disease characterized by abnormal hyperlucency of one lung, loss of volume, mediastinal shift and smaller hilum shadow in affected side on chest radiography. It can be confused with pulmonary embolism, other diseases performing abnormal perfusion and some airway diseases causing efort dispnea. A 41-year-old woman who has been pursuing by other clinics with the diagnosis of asthma for a few years was discussed with the knowledge of literature with the diagnosis of Swyer James Syndrome.