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Spontaneous coughing up of a polyp.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10705273     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of an 18-year old female with right lower lobe atelectasis, who was admitted to our hospital because of a nonproductive cough. She underwent fiberoptic bronchoscopy that revealed a peduncular polyp in the right truncus intermedius or middle bronchus. Before admission for laser polypectomy, she spontaneously coughed up the tissue mass, and the right lower lobe atelectasis disappeared. We report a rare case of 'autopolypectomy' of a bronchial adenoma.
Authors:
M Terashima; Y Nishimura; H Nakata; Y Iwai; M Yokoyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; 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:  2000-04-25     Completed Date:  2000-04-25     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0137356     Medline TA:  Respiration     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2000 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
Department of Respiratory Disease, Takatsuki General Hospital, Takatsuki, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / complications,  diagnosis,  radiography,  therapy*
Adolescent
Bronchial Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis,  radiography,  therapy*
Bronchoscopy
Female
Humans
Pulmonary Atelectasis / etiology*

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