Journal article

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: monitoring the antenatal and short-term neonatal outcome.

Hong Tran, Michelle A Fink, Joe Crameri, Fiona Cullinane

Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol | Wiley | Published : 2008

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the antenatal and short-term neonatal outcome of antenatally detected congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM). METHODS: A retrospective review was conducted on all women with an antenatal diagnosis of CCAM who attended the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, between January 1995 and December 2005. RESULTS: An antenatal diagnosis of CCAM was made in 38 singleton pregnancies. Serial ultrasounds were performed in 34 cases. Thirteen lesions (38%) appeared to resolve, ten lesions (29%) appeared to decrease, four lesions (12%) appeared to remain unchanged and seven lesions (21%) appeared to increase in size. Four pregnancies (10.5%) were complicated by hydrops feta..

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