S. G. BAXTER, M.D., C.M., M.SC., Ph.D.; J. F. MEAKINS, M.A., M.D., C.M., F.R.C.P.(C), F.A.C.P., F.C.C.P.
The problem of congenital or developmental bronchial and pulmonary cysts has occupied the interest of roentgenologists, chest physicians and surgeons since the writings of Koontz1 in 1925 and later Schenck.2 During the past quarter-century a voluminous literature on the subject has been published. It is with some diffidence that we add our small series, but we believe it will be of interest.
Within the broad term of pulmonary cystic disease many entities have been included, many names used, and many classifications presented based on origin, site, mechanism of formation and pathology.2-10 We prefer the simple classification proposed by Cooke and
S. G. BAXTER, J. F. MEAKINS. DEVELOPMENTAL BRONCHIAL CYSTS(DEVELOPMENTAL BRONCHIAL CYSTS*). Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:967–980. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-5-967
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