A case of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) of the lung is reported. A 3-year-old boy was admitted for elevation of infiltrative shadow in the right lower lung field on a chest X-ray. The clinical diagnosis was emphysematous bullae with inflammation. After 6 months, he had recurrent infected bullae, and was admitted. He received chemotherapy with antibiotics prior to the operation. Right lower lobectomy was performed on February 2, 1998. The resected lung was composed of multiple cysts with thin wall measuring 10-60 mm in diameter. The histological examination of specimen revealed CCAM (Stocker type I), which is rare in this age. The patient has been well for 16 months postoperatively.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery|
|Publication status||Published - May 2000|
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