Congenital pulmonary airways malformation - cystic type

Case contributed by Jeremy Jones


Respiratory distress and recurrent infection.

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Male

There is subtle increased lucency in the medial portion of the right lower lobe.

In the medial portion of the right lower lobe there is a multicystic pulmonary malformation.  No associated fluid collection, consolidation or collapse.  No pleural effusion.

Case Discussion

Cystic type of congenital pulmonary airway malformation.

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