Bronchogenic Cyst

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Bronchogenic Cyst

Bronchogenic Cyst is a type of growth typically located in the chest area near the trachea, where the wind-pipe, or trachea, branches off to the two lungs. Depending on the size of the growth, surrounding organs, such as the lungs, trachea, and food-pipe (esophagus), can be affected, leading to problems with swallowing or breathing. Doctors can diagnose this defect early in infancy, as the growth may be apparent at birth, although it may not be externally visible until early adulthood. Treatment is developed on a case-by-case basis and depends on the specific needs on the patient. Doctors may recommend surgery to remove the growth.

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The terms "Bronchogenic Cyst" returned 116 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Retroperitoneal bronchogenic cyst resembling an adrenal tumor with high levels of serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9: A case report.
 

Author(s): Min Wang, Xu He, Xia Qiu, Chuan Tian, Jian Li, Mingnan Lv

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Aug;96(31):e7678.

 

Retroperitoneal bronchogenic cysts without specific clinical manifestations are extremely rare and difficult to diagnose preoperatively and are easily misdiagnosed as left adrenal or pancreatic tumors.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Presternal subcutaneous bronchogenic cyst in adolescence: A case report and unusual ultrasonographic findings.
 

Author(s): Sung Mo Moon, Sang Min Lee, Haeyoun Kang, Hye Jeong Choi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e6054.

 

Subcutaneous bronchogenic cysts have been described rarely, particularly among adolescents. Only a few reports have described the ultrasonographic features of bronchogenic cysts, characterizing them as nonspecific cystic masses with or without internal echogenic foci or debris. Therefore, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Intrapericardial Development of a Bronchogenic Cyst - Case Report.
 

Author(s): C Grozavu, A Fera, M IliaƟ, D Pantile,

Journal: Chirurgia (Bucur). ;111(4):345-9.

 

Bronchogenic cysts, commonly located in the mediastinum or lung parenchyma, arise from abnormal budding of the tracheobronchial tree. Since an unknown percentage of asymptomatic adult patients with bronchogenic cysts remain undiagnosed, the true natural history ofthese cysts in adults ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Bronchogenic Cyst" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A huge retropharyngeal bronchogenic cyst displacing the posterior wall of the hypopharynx: Case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Michele Cavaliere, Mariano Cimmino, Stefania Sicignano, Felice Rega, Nunzia Maione, Francesca Malacario, Lorenzo Ugga, Camilla Russo

Journal: Neuroradiol J. 2016 Dec;29(6):450-454.

 

Lesions of the retropharyngeal space (RPS) are uncommon, and they generally present as solitary, painless masses, which are often cystic. They usually originate from branchial arches anomalies, and only in a few cases do they turn out to be bronchogenic cysts. Generally, these lesions ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Lipoma-Like Bronchogenic Cyst in the Right Chest Sidewall: A Case Report and Literature Review.
 

Author(s): Wen-Cheng Che, Qi Zang, Qiang Zhu, Tian-Chang Zhen, Gong-Zhang Su, Peng Liu, Huai-Jun Ji

Journal: Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Dec;22(6):370-374.

 

Bronchogenic cyst most commonly occurs in the mediastinum, followed by the lung. We admitted a 59-year female patient with bronchogenic cyst being uniquely located on the right chest wall of the parietal pleura. Preoperative CT scan showed a local low-density lesion on the right chest ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Case Report of Esophageal Bronchogenic Cyst and Review of the Literature With an Emphasis on Endoscopic Ultrasonography Appearance.
 

Author(s): Chaoqun Han, Rong Lin, Jun Yu, Qin Zhang, Yang Zhang, Jun Liu, Zhen Ding, Xiaohua Hou

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Mar;95(11):e3111.

 

Esophageal bronchogenic cysts are extremely rare. Here we report a more rare type of both presence of intra- and paraesophageal bronchogenic cyst that was safely removed via surgical resection. A 31-year-old male patient with space-occupying lesions in the mediastinum suddenly presented ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Congenital Lung Anomalies (CLA) Swiss Database
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Congenital Lung Malformation; Congenital Lung Cyst; Sequestrum; Bronchogenic Cancer; Pleuropulmonary Blastoma; Acinar Dysplasia

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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