• Vol. 46 No. 12, 472–475
  • 15 December 2017

Subpleural Lung Cysts in Children with Trisomy 21



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Trisomy 21 is a common chromosomal disorder with an incidence of 1 in 750 live births. Many factors contribute to disorders of the respiratory system in children with trisomy 21, and these include structural abnormalities of the airways and lungs, recurrent lower respiratory tract infections and obstructive sleep apnoea.

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