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Abundant cartilage formation of congenital pulmonary airway malformation--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19231095     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM) of the lung is an uncommon developmental anomaly. We report an unusual case of type 1 CPAM with abundant cartilage in a 5-year-old boy. On chest radiography, a left lung mass was detected incidentally, and tumor resection was performed under the impression of a benign tumor. The pathological examination of the mass revealed abundant cartilage in the walls of malformed bronchioles with partially cystic dilatation. We think that this case represents a cartilaginous variant of CPAM. The cartilaginous variant of CPAM should be differentiated pathologically from other pulmonary neoplasms containing abundant cartilage, such as chondroid hamartoma.
Authors:
Yoo-Duk Choi; Sung-Sun Kim; Ji-Shin Lee; Jong-Hee Nam; Chan Choi; Kook-Joo Na; Jae-Hyuk Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-02-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology, research and practice     Volume:  205     ISSN:  1618-0631     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathol. Res. Pract.     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-05     Completed Date:  2009-08-25     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806109     Medline TA:  Pathol Res Pract     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  494-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Chonnam National University Medical School, 5 Hak-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju 501-749, Republic of Korea. drydchoi@hanmail.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bronchioles / abnormalities*,  pathology,  surgery
Bronchography
Cartilage / pathology*,  radiography
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Incidental Findings*
Lung Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Male
Respiratory System Abnormalities / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Thoracotomy
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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