Chris Oermann

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Congenital Abnormalities of the Lower Airways and Lungs

What every physician needs to know: Congenital abnormalities of the lower airways (CALA) are relatively rare and may affect the central airways, peripheral airways and/or lung parenchyma. Current convention classifies for primary types of abnormality; congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM), bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS; intralobar (IPS) and extralobar (EPS), bronchogenic cyst (BC) and congenital lobar overinflation…

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