Successful outcome following pneumonectomy in a teenage boy
Cystic fibrosis lung disease is generally a diffuse process however rarely one lung may become particularly damaged through chronic collapse and consolidation resulting in end-stage bronchiectasis with relative sparing of the contralateral lung. This clinical situation is sometimes referred to as “destroyed lung”. Lung resection surgery is seldom indicated in cystic fibrosis and the associated medical literature is relatively sparse.

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