Lung abscess in congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: Report of one case

J. N. Sheu, M. T. Lee, J. C. Hsieh, H. Chang

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Abstract

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) of the lung is an uncommon anomaly of fetal development of terminal respiratory structures. Patients with CCAM may present either in the newborn with progressive respiratory distress, or in older children with recurrent pulmonary infections. Lung abscess is an extremely rare presentation. Herein we report an 8-year-old girl with type 1 CCAM who presented as lung abscess.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)162-165
Number of pages4
JournalActa Paediatrica Taiwanica
Volume42
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Computed tomography
  • Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung abscess

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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