Rare Case of Adult Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation Diagnosed with CT Perfusion Imaging and Hystological Sample


We describe the case of a 44-year-old man with congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation. Both computed tomographic (CT) scan findings with perfusion protocol and histological biopsy led to diagnosis. CT scan showed multiple terminal bronchiolar-like uniform cysts smaller than 2 cm and CT perfusion allowed to make a differential diagnosis with an usual interstitial pneumonia. In order to make a definite diagnosis, an open lung biopsy confirmed the CT findings.

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Sergiacomi, G. , Del Giudice, C. , Ferlosio, A. , Mataloni, M. , Arduini, S. , Cuzzolino, A. , Kabunda, G. , Pezzuto, G. , Orlandi, A. and Simonetti, G. (2014) Rare Case of Adult Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation Diagnosed with CT Perfusion Imaging and Hystological Sample. Open Journal of Radiology, 4, 190-194. doi: 10.4236/ojrad.2014.42025.

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