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Endobronchial lipoma: a series of three cases and the role of electrocautery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11124655     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipomas are rare endobronchial tumors that may cause severe parenchymal damage due to bronchus obstruction and subsequent pneumonia. Therefore, accurate diagnosis and radical treatment are essential. We describe three cases of endobronchial lipoma. One patient presented with hemoptysis, two patients were initially diagnosed as COPD. They were all treated by electrocautery which achieved complete removal. We recommend electrocautery as an easy and cost-effective alternative for removal of intraluminal tumors including lipoma.
Authors:
C Huisman; K W van Kralingen; P E Postmus; T G Sutedja
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0025-7931     ISO Abbreviation:  Respiration     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-24     Completed Date:  2001-04-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0137356     Medline TA:  Respiration     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  689-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2000 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonology, Academic Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Bronchial Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Bronchoscopy / methods
Cough / etiology
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocoagulation*
Hemoptysis / etiology
Humans
Lipoma / complications,  diagnosis*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Lung Diseases, Obstructive / diagnosis
Male
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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