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Endoscopic removal of a right lower lobe bronchial lipoma in a high-risk patient: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7922904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Endobronchial lipomas are rare benign tumours that cause bronchial obstruction, leading to extensive distal parenchymal damage. This report describes the endoscopic removal of a right main bronchus lipoma with a rigid endoscope and snare technique in a high-risk patient. The patient was successfully treated without complication. Endoscopic reaction is the preferred therapeutic approach for this subgroup of patients.
N C Poirier; L P Perrault; G Beauchamp; R Filion
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0008-428X     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Surg     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-11-10     Completed Date:  1994-11-10     Revised Date:  2007-08-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372715     Medline TA:  Can J Surg     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  411-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery (Thoracic Surgery Division, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, University of Montreal, Que.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchial Neoplasms / radiography,  therapy*
Lipoma / radiography,  therapy*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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