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Bronchogenic cyst in the intradiaphragmatic location. WMJ 2013 Dec;112(6):262-4

Date

02/12/2014

Pubmed ID

24511867

Scopus ID

2-s2.0-84890546003   9 Citations

Abstract

Bronchogenic cysts are congenital foregut malformations thought to develop due to abnormal budding of tracheal diverticulumand proximal bronchial structures during embryologic development. The cyst is lined by ciliated pseudostratified columnar epithelium and the wall contains cartilage and layers of smooth muscle. These lesions most commonly are seen in the mediastinum, lung, or pleural spaces. The intradiaphragmatic location of the bronchogenic cyst rarely has been reported in the literature. We report the clinical presentation and computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings in a pediatric patient who presented with left-sided chest pain and was found to have a mass in the region of the diaphragm.

Author List

Subramanian S, Chandra T, Whitehouse J, Suchi M, Arca M, Maheshwari M

Authors

Mohit Maheshwari MD Associate Professor in the Radiology department at Medical College of Wisconsin
Mariko Suchi MD, PhD Associate Professor in the Pathology department at Medical College of Wisconsin




MESH terms used to index this publication - Major topics in bold

Adolescent
Bronchogenic Cyst
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging
Diaphragm
Humans
Male
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