DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20175542

Spontaneous resolution of CCAM: a rare presentation

Mumtaz Shariff, Swati Singh, Amit Saxena, Ashok Sharma, Prashant Abusaria

Abstract


Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) is a rare developmental abnormality of lung occuring in 1-4/100000 live births. The mainstay of treatment is usually surgical excision as it can lead to recurrent pneumonias, abscess or malignancy. We here report a rare case of CCAM who presented at one year of age with right sided lung cysts and had favorable outcome as it resolved spontaneously. 


Keywords


Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations, Lung abscess, Respiratory distress

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