Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung in an Infant

Authors

  • SM Shahadat Hossain Thoracic Surgeon, Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Khan Nazmul Haque Thoracic Surgeon, CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mahbuba Sultana Classified Child Specialist, CMH, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v15i2.50846

Keywords:

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM), Increased luency, Lobectomy

Abstract

Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM) is considered a hamartomatous lesion of lung with excessive proliferation of bronchial structure without alveoli.  We have treated a child of 12 months who presented with difficulty in breathing after birth and chest x-ray PA view shows increase lucency in the right upper zone suggestive of CCAM. Patient underwent right upper lobectomy under general anaesthesia and now she is fine.

JAFMC Bangladesh. Vol 15, No 2 (December) 2019: 235-236

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Published

2020-12-20

How to Cite

Hossain, S. S., Haque, K. N., & Sultana, M. (2020). Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung in an Infant. Journal of Armed Forces Medical College, Bangladesh, 15(2), 235–236. https://doi.org/10.3329/jafmc.v15i2.50846

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Case Reports