The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2014 , Vol 56 , Num 3
A Report of Adenocarcinoma In Situ and Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation in a Three-Day-Old Infant with a Review of the Literature
Divisions of 2Neonatology, and 3Pulmonology, Department of Pediatrics, and Departments of 1Pathology, 4Thoracic Surgery, and 4Radiology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey. E-mail: Association between malignancy and congenital pulmonary airway malformation is a rare entity in childhood. Herein, we describe a three-day-old infant with respiratory distress and cystic lung lesion on her left lung. A lobectomy was performed at the age of three days, and the patient was diagnosed with congenital pulmonary airway malformation and adenocarcinoma in situ. Keywords : congenital pulmonary airway malformation, adenocarcinoma, infant.
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