Congenital pulmonary airway malformation mimicking lung cancer

  title={Congenital pulmonary airway malformation mimicking lung cancer},
  author={Ying Zhao and Yong-xiang Zhang and Qi Leng and Zhenwu Li and Peng Pang and Xiaoli Qi},
Abstract Rationale: Congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM) is a rare developmental deformity of the lower respiratory tract. The disease occurs more in newborns. However, on rare occasions, CPAM can be found in adults. Radiologic features of CPAM include cystic or solid mass pattern. In an elderly patient, CPAM can be easily misdiagnosed as lung cancer. Patient concerns: A 66-year old woman was admitted with complaints of chronic cough, expectoration. Her past history was unremarkable… 


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