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Endobronchial lipoma causing unilateral absence of pulmonary perfusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7351129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endobronchial lipoma is a slowly growing benign neoplasm of the large bronchi, which, if left untreated, has a significant morbidity and mortality. Endobronchial lipoma is still rare, with only 50 reported cases in the English literature, including the following case. This case illustrates the sequela of main-stem occlusion of the airway due to this tumor and, to our knowledge, represents the first reported case of unilateral absence of pulmonary perfusion due to an endobronchial lipoma. Proposed mechanisms for unilateral absence of perfusion due to an endobronchial lipoma are discussed.
J C Giudice; R Gordon; H J Komansky
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1980 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-03-17     Completed Date:  1980-03-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bronchial Neoplasms / pathology*,  radionuclide imaging
Lipoma / pathology*,  radionuclide imaging
Lung / pathology*,  radionuclide imaging

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