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Mucoepidermoid bronchial adenoma in a 6-year-old girl: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3306166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rare case of a mucoepidermoid bronchial adenoma discovered in a 6-year-old girl with recurrent pneumonia is presented. A review of the literature suggests that less than 15 cases in the pediatric age group have been reported. Although primary lung carcinomas are rare in children, this case illustrates that recurrent lobar pneumonia in children should be aggressively investigated and that the proper therapy is conservative surgical resection.
Authors:
R L Archer; S E Grogg; S P Sanders
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0022-5223     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  1987 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-02     Completed Date:  1987-10-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376343     Medline TA:  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  452-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / surgery*
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic / surgery*
Child
Female
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / surgery*

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