Cystic disease/congenital anomalies
Congenital pulmonary cysts
Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 26 August 2011, last major update August 2011
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● Similar to bronchogenic cysts, but communicate with bronchi
● Often present as thin-walled, large pneumatoceles, and may rupture leading to tension pneumothorax, requiring emergent intervention
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