Shall all congenital cystic lung malformations be removed? the case in favour.

@article{Delacourt2013ShallAC,
  title={Shall all congenital cystic lung malformations be removed? the case in favour.},
  author={Christophe Delacourt and Alice Hadchouel and Naziha Khen Dunlop},
  journal={Paediatric respiratory reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          169-70
        }
}
The need to systematically remove congenital cystic lung lesions is based on three main arguments. First, cystic malformations are often considered as congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations (CCAM), while other less favorable diagnoses are possible, such as pleuropulmonary blastoma. Only postsurgical pathological analysis allows diagnosis. Second, there are clinical and biological arguments for considering macrocystic lesions as likely to degenerate. The only prevention is surgical removal… CONTINUE READING
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