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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2003;46(8):1556-1559.
Published online August 1, 2003.
Pregnancy Outcome of the Prenatally Diagnosed Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Lung Malformation.
H K Ahn, J Y Han, J S Choi, H J Lim, M J Moon, J H Jung, J O Kim, J S Shin, H M Ryu, J H Yang, K H Choi, M J Song, Y H Lee, M Y Kim
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Cheil Hospital and Women's Healthcare Center, SungKyunKwan University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Radiology, Samsung Cheil Hospital and Women's Healthcare Center, SungKyunKwan University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
OBJECTIVE
Our purpose was to study the outcome of pregancy with a prenatal diagnosis of fetal congenital cystic adenomatoid lung malformation. METHODS: A retrospective study was performed of all cases with a prenatal diagnosis of fetal CCALM from January 1998 to December 2002. RESULTS: There were 25 CCALM cases. Mean gestational age at diagnosis was 22.4 weeks. All cases except 1 case arised from unilateral lung and 11 cases arised from right lung. Twenty-one pregnancies continuned until term. Regression of the sonographic appearance was observed in 11cases (44%). No adverse sequelae are evident in newborn. CONCLUSION: Most cases of prenatally diagnosed CCALM have had a good outcome. This study has positively influenced the counseling of women with this diagnosis.
Key Words: Congenital cystic adenomatoid lung malformation, Prenatal diagnosis, Regression


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