Radiology Notes

My notes during radiology residency, fellowship, and beyond…

Archive for December 22nd, 2009

Bronchial Isomerism

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  • bilateral symmetry of bronchi and pulmonary lobes
  • ~CHD
  • bilateral RS ~ asplenia
  • bilateral LS ~ polysplenia
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Written by lmwong

December 22, 2009 at 10:44 am

Posted in chest, lung

Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation

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  • Type 1
    • big cysts (2-10 cm)
  • Type 2
    • multiple small cysts
    • renal and cardiac anomalies
  • Type 3
    • solid
  • any lobe
  • alveoli replaced by adenomatoid
  • surgical resection
  • 70% present during 1st week of life
  • 10% diagnosed after 1st year
  • supplied by pulmonary artery; systemic supply rare
  • can involve entire lobe
  • prenatal diagnosis
    • polyhydramnios
    • fetal hydrops
    • solid or cystic mass in fetal thorax
  • excise affected lobe

Written by lmwong

December 22, 2009 at 10:42 am

Posted in chest, lung, pediatrics