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Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations

Shaun M Kunisaki, MD, Mary Catherine Santos, MD, MSEd, Casey M Calkins, MD, Darrell L. Cass, MD, Jordan Jackson , Loren Berman, MD
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There are many different types of lung malformations. The most common lesion is the congenital pulmonary airway malformation formerly referred to as congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. The nomenclature of these lesion has changed over time and continues to evolve. Sometimes this evolution in terms makes the subject confusing as various reports may classify the lesions very differently from others. All of these lesions however may have similar origins but develop in different areas of the bronchopulmonary tree with clinical manifestations that require pediatric surgical involvement.

see also Pulmonary Resection for Congenital Lesions

Content in this topic is referenced in SCORE Cystic Diseases of the Lung overviewPrenatal Anomalies and Therapy overviewPulmonary Sequestration overviewLobar Emphysema overview

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Last updated: May 7, 2019


Kunisaki, Shaun M, et al. "Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2019. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829070/all/Congenital_Pulmonary_Airway_Malformations.
Kunisaki SM, Santos M, Calkins CM, Cass DL, J, Berman L. Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829070/all/Congenital_Pulmonary_Airway_Malformations. Accessed August 20, 2019.
Kunisaki, S. M., Santos, M., Calkins, C. M., Cass, D. L., , J., & Berman, L. (2019). Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829070/all/Congenital_Pulmonary_Airway_Malformations
Kunisaki SM, Santos M, Calkins CM, Cass DL, J, Berman L. Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformations [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2019. [cited 2019 August 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829070/all/Congenital_Pulmonary_Airway_Malformations.
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