S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Dept. of Medicine (의학과) The Seoul Journal of Medicine The Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 35 No.2 (1994)
Cystic Intrapulmonary Lymphangioma: Cystic Lung Disease Presenting as Pneumothorax in a 6 Month Old Male Baby
- Chi, Je G.; Lee, Kyung Soo; Kim, Chong Jai
- Issue Date
- Seoul J Med, Vol.35 No.2, pp. 129-136
- This six month-old male baby was brought to Seoul National University Children's Hospital(SNUCH) for the further evaluation of known cystic lung lesion on January 21, 1994. He was delivered at the gestational age of 35
weeks due to maternal preeclampsia on July 16, 1993. The birth weight was 1. 85 kg and history of other perinatal problems was denied except incubator care for 13 days.
On January 2, he was brought to a general hospital due to poor oral intake and diarrhea along with associated URI symptoms including noisy respiration. He had been admitted at that hospital and supportive management was performed under the clinical impression of bronchiolitis. During the admission,pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema developed, and on January 9, thoracotomy was conducted due to left-sided pneumothorax.
Pleural effusion was found on January 15.