A case of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung in a 4-year-old child

K. Kobayashi, A. Nagai, Y. Kawase, H. Nagamine, K. Honma, G. Murakami, M. Uemura, Y. Maeda

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-435
Number of pages4
JournalKyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
Volume53
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2000
Externally publishedYes

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    Kobayashi, K., Nagai, A., Kawase, Y., Nagamine, H., Honma, K., Murakami, G., Uemura, M., & Maeda, Y. (2000). A case of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung in a 4-year-old child. Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery, 53(5), 432-435.