Bronchogenic Cyst in a 13 month Old Child
Persistent cough ,stridor and respiratory distress are most common symptoms encountered by paediatrician in their daily practices. Although bronchogenic cyst is rare cause of persistent cough but should always be kept in differential diagnosis of respiratory sypmptoms nonresponding to antibiotics and bronchodilators.
13 month old baby had history of frequent visits at hospital and treated as case of pneumonia and hyperreactive airway disease.Chest X-ray revealed cystic mass in mediastinum with CT chest confirmed bronchogenic cyst for which patient underwent surgical excision.Histopathology report revealed bronchogenic cyst .After surgical excision patient got stable with stridor got settled.
Case is being reported to create awareness related to bronchogenic cyst as cause of persistent cough and respiratory distress
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