What is congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation?

Also known as: CCAM (Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation).

CPAM is one or more benign (non-cancerous) lumps (masses) or cysts of abnormal lung tissue usually prenatally diagnosed with US during pregnancy. They can range from small to very large in size where they may (in 10% of children) cause significant complications during fetal intrauterine life.

Reviewed by: Fuad Alkhoury, MD

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