Congenital Pulmonary Malformations in Children: Diagnosis and Management in a Pediatric Department in a Low Source Country

Authors

1 Department of Pediatric emergency and reanimation. Hedi Chaker Hospital. 30219 Sfax, Tunisia

2 Hedi Chaker Hospital

Abstract

Congenital pulmonary malformations (CPM) comprise a group of anatomical abnormalities of the respiratory tree including congenital cystic malformations, bronchopulmonary sequestrations, bronchogenic cyst, bronchial atresia and congenital lobar emphysema.
Socioeconomic, demographic, and hospital factors were determinants of survival of CPM. Antenatal diagnosis should be developed in order to improve management and prognosis of CPM in country with low resource.

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