J Korean Soc Emerg Med.  1997 Mar;8(1):109-112.

CONGENITAL CYSTIC ADENOMATOID MALFORMATION TREATED WITH EMERGENCY OPERATION

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  • 1Department of Thoracic Surgery & Emergency, Dae Dong General Hospital, Pusan, Korea.

Abstract

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation is rare form of disease causing in the lung. The main symptoms and signs are cyanosis, tachypnea, and other form of respiratory distress at or shortly after birth. In auscultation, decreased breath sound is audible and in chest X-ray, shifting of mediastinum, pulmonary herniation and depression of diaphragm are visualized with cystic shadow. We have experienced a case of cystic adenomatoid malformation of lung. After emergency operation, patients were recovered uneventfully.

Keyword

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation
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