Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of lung mimicking lung cancer: a case report

Ying Zhao, Yongxiang Zhang, Leng Qi, Zhenwu Li, Pang Peng, Xiaoli Qi


Abstract: We report a case of a 66-year-old woman with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM) that presented as a thin walled cyst on radiological imaging and mimicked lung cancer. The right pulmonary wedge resection was performed via thoracoscopic surgery. Pathologic results proved CCAM which though, uncommon may be misdiagnosed in adults.

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