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Bronchial fibroepithelial polyp: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23370748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fibroepithelial polyps of the bronchus are uncommon. We herein report a rare case of a recurrent bronchial fibroepithelial polyp. A 61-year-old man was admitted to the hospital due to recurrent pneumonia. Chest computed tomography showed consolidation and atelectasis in the right lower lobe. Bronchoscopy revealed a mobile polypoid tumor protruding from the right lower lobe bronchus. We performed endobronchial resection, and a pathological examination revealed a fibroepithelial polyp. However, surveillance bronchoscopy performed six months after tumor resection detected a relapse. We herein report a case of a recurrent bronchial fibroepithelial polyp and also review the relevant literature.
Authors:
Ming Li; Guoliang Zhang; Aimei Peng; Changhui Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-02-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  373-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University, China.
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