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Is the solitary papilloma of the bronchus always a benign tumor?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7301318     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
99 pulmonary resections for benign tumors were performed during the period 1967-1978. 4 patients showed bronchial papilloma. Solitary papilloma of the bronchus is one of the rarest benign tumors; the differences of multiple papillomatosis and inflammatory polyp are stressed. Malignant change was observed in 3 of the 4 cases. The 4 patients presented a 2- to 5-year history of hemoptysis episodes and radiographic aspects characterized by intermittent atelectasis. Radical surgery is the only satisfactory therapy; endoscopic removal of the neoplasm is often incomplete and unsatisfactory.
Authors:
G C Roviaro; F Varoli; C A Pagnini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  ORL; journal for oto-rhino-laryngology and its related specialties     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0301-1569     ISO Abbreviation:  ORL J. Otorhinolaryngol. Relat. Spec.     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-01-20     Completed Date:  1982-01-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0334721     Medline TA:  ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Bronchial Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Papilloma / pathology*,  surgery
Smoking

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