Chapter 60: The Fetal Thorax

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asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy

significantly narrow diameter of the chest in a fetus

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bronchogenic cyst

most common lung cyst detected prenatally

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congenital bronchial atresia

pulmonary anomaly that results from the focal obliteration of a segment of the bronchial lumen

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congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation (CCAM)

abnormality in the formation of the bronchial tree with secondary overgrowth of mesenchymal tissue from arrested bronchial development

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congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

opening in the pleuroperitoneal membrane, which develops in the first trimester

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foramen of Bochdalek

type of diaphragmatic defect that occurs posterior and lateral in the diaphragm; usually found in the left side

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foramen of Morgagni

diaphragmatic hernia that occurs anterior and medial in the diaphragm that may communicate with the pericardial sac

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lymphangiectasia

dilatation of a lymph node

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pleural effusion (hydrothorax)

accumulation of fluid within the thoracic cavity

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pulmonary hypoplasia

small, underdeveloped lungs with resultant reduction in lung volume; secondary to prolonged oligohydramnios or as a consequence of a small thoracic cavity

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pulmonary sequestration

extra pulmonary tissue is present within the pleural lung sac (intralobar) or connected to the inferior border of the lung within its own pleural sac (extralobar)