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Prenatal diagnosis and management of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10934813     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) is a rare pulmonary malformation resulting from excessive overgrowth of the terminal bronchioles. We present two CCAM case studies: type I (macrocystic) and type III (microcystic), diagnosed by antenatal ultrasonography at 31 and 21 weeks' gestation, respectively. In the former, multiple dilated cystic masses in the fetal left lung, with polyhydramnios, were identified during the antepartum examination. A postnatal thoracotomy with lobectomy was performed due to persistent cyanosis and resulted in a good outcome. In the latter case, an echogenic mass with multiple cysts in the fetal right lung was detected by prenatal sonography. The parents decided to terminate the pregnancy after prenatal counseling.
Authors:
Y C Wu; J H Hung; M L Yang; L P Shu; C C Yuan; H T Ng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0578-1337     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei)     Publication Date:  2000 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-17     Completed Date:  2000-08-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0005327     Medline TA:  Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi (Taipei)     Country:  CHINA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  581-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung, Congenital / ultrasonography*
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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