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Tardive presentation of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9774852     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) of the lung is a neonatal disease not often found after the first year of life and extremely rare in adults. Three cases of CCAM, one in a ten-year-old girl and two in adults, are reported. An understanding of this disease is important because, although relatively rare, it is one of the most frequent causes of neonatal respiratory distress. Greater awareness of the condition and its early detection would also reduce the number of cases found at a later age.
Authors:
A Porcu; A Dessanti; A M Scanu; C F Feo; L Cocco; G Dettori
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minerva chirurgica     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0026-4733     ISO Abbreviation:  Minerva Chir     Publication Date:  1998 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-05     Completed Date:  1998-11-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400726     Medline TA:  Minerva Chir     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  553-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, University of Sassari.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung, Congenital / radiography*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Lung / radiography
Male
Middle Aged
Pneumonectomy
Time Factors
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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