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Pediatric Bronchogenic Cyst Medication

  • Author: Mary E Cataletto, MD; Chief Editor: Michael R Bye, MD  more...
 
Updated: Nov 15, 2015
 
 

Medication Summary

Drug therapy is not currently a component of the standard of care for this condition. See Treatment.

 
 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

Mary E Cataletto, MD Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Mary E Cataletto, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Chest Physicians

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Mary L Windle, PharmD Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Charles Callahan, DO Professor, Chief, Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology, Tripler Army Medical Center

Charles Callahan, DO is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, American Thoracic Society, Association of Military Surgeons of the US, Christian Medical and Dental Associations

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Michael R Bye, MD Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Pediatric Pulmonary Division, Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Michael R Bye, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP Professor of Pediatrics, Rush Medical College; Director, Section of Pediatric Pulmonology and Rush Cystic Fibrosis Center, Rush Children's Hospital, Rush University Medical Center

Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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Plain chest radiograph showing a left paraspinal mass. Photo courtesy of A Fruauff, MD.
Esophagogram shows an anterior and lateral mass effect in the distal portion of the esophagus corresponding to the paraspinal mass (see the radiographic image above). Photo courtesy of A Fruauff, MD.
Chest CT scan shows an increased soft tissue density in the left paraesophageal area. Photo courtesy of A Fruauff, MD.
The left side shows a low-power view of a bronchogenic cyst showing cartilage and smooth muscle within the wall and the cyst lined by ciliated columnar epithelium. The right side shows a high-power view (40X) of a bronchogenic cyst demonstrating the ciliated columnar epithelial lining. Photo courtesy of A Schuss, MD.
Extrapulmonary bronchogenic cyst. Unilocular cystic mass attached to mediastinal structures by a short pedicle. The inner surface is trabeculated, and the cyst contains mucinous material. The cyst measures 15 cm X 5 cm. Photo courtesy of K Kenigsberg, MD.
 
 
 
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