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CURRENT ISSUECHIRURGIA

A Journal on Surgery

Indexed/Abstracted in: EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0394-9508

Online ISSN 1827-1782

 

Chirurgia 2007 April;20(2):89-91

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Tracheal lipoma: an extremely rare airway obstruction in adults

Han S., Han U., Ozlugedik S., Sakinci U., Tezer M.

1 Kirikkale University Faculty of Medicine Department of Thoracic Surgery
2 Department of Pathology, Ankara Training Hospital, Turkey
3 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Turkey
4 Department of ENT Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Turkey

Tracheal lipoma is an extremely rare benign tracheal neoplasm. This report has presented a case with a diagnosis of asthma due to progressive dyspne of 2 years who presented with tracheal lipoma with 90% obstruction of the lumen. Despite being a rare entity, tracheal lipoma should be considered particularly for the differential diagnosis of obstructive bronchopulmonary diseases which do not respond to bronchodilatory therapy.

language: English


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