Aspergilloma in a patient with an occult congenital pulmonary airway malformation

Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 Mar;47(3):308-10. doi: 10.1002/ppul.21538. Epub 2011 Sep 8.


We describe the case of a 14-year-old male who presented with a right upper lobe aspergilloma forming in a previously occult congenital pulmonary airway malformation. This is the first case describing an aspergilloma forming within a CPAM.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pulmonary Aspergillosis / complications*
  • Pulmonary Aspergillosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Pulmonary Aspergillosis / pathology
  • Respiratory System Abnormalities / diagnostic imaging
  • Respiratory System Abnormalities / microbiology*
  • Respiratory System Abnormalities / pathology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed