Major surgical diseases of the neonatal chest

What are the major (prenatally diagnosed) surgical diseases of the neonatal chest?

Surgical neonatal chest disease is generally a focal process and includes entities such as CDH, congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM) (previously known as congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation [CCAM]), pulmonary sequestration, and congenital lobar emphysema (CLE). Although these entities may appear solid at birth, CDH, CPAM, and CLE usually aerate over time. Pulmonary sequestrations and certain types of CPAM generally remain solid unless there is superinfection

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