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bronchogenic cyst

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Bronchogenic cysts are thin walled cystic structures formed by abnormal detachment of a fragment of primitive foregut. The result is an outbranching of the bronchial tree lined with bronchial epithelium and filled with mucus.

They are the most common congenital cyst of the respiratory system.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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