ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Bronchogenic Cysts - Two Unusual Cases
Mehmet Ali BEDİRHAN, Orhun TAŞÇI, *Zerrin CALAY, *Uğur HACIHANEFOĞLU
Yedikule göğüs Hastalıkları ve Göğüs Cerrahisi Merkezi, III. Cerrahi Kliniği,
*İstanbul Üniversitesi, Cerrahpaşa Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı,
#İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı
Bronchogenical cysts are conenital abnormalities of the bronchial tree-and may be mediastinal or intrapulnıonary in location. The first case, 7 years old boy, was operated for respiratory com promise due to cystic compression. Three cysts were resected at diffirent locations wilthin right lıng with success but reoperation was necessary in the following year because of a new cyst in another location. The second case, 24 years old-man, operated on for a cystic disease with superim posed infection. On exploration, a systemic arterial supply to normal basilary segments of left lower lobe was also found and divided. Left lower lobectomy was performed. Operative- indica tion should be considered when symptoms exist
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