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Congenital lung lesions.
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PMID:  22682383     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Confusion, controversy, and uncertainty are all terms applicable to the diagnosis and management of congenital lung lesions both prenatally and postnatally. This review examines the current status of fetal diagnosis and treatment of these lesions; reviews the various classifications, including congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation/congenital pulmonary airway malformation, sequestrations, variants and hybrid lesions; discusses the risk of malignant transformation or misdiagnosis with pleuropulmonary blastoma; presents the arguments in favor and against resection of asymptomatic lesions, the timing of such resection, and the long-term pulmonary function after resection; and reviews the experience with thoracoscopic resection of congenital lung lesions.
Pramod S Puligandla; Jean-Martin Laberge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1557-9840     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  331-47     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Pediatric Surgery, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, 2300 Tupper Street, Suite C-811, Montreal, Quebec H3P 1P3, Canada.
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