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Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Trachea

Sim, Da Woon MD*; Oh, In Jae MD*; Kim, Kyu Sik MD*; Choi, Yoo Duk MD; Kwon, Yong Soo MD*

Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology: July 2014 - Volume 21 - Issue 3 - p 230–233
doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000076
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Endobronchial pleomorphic adenoma is an extremely rare condition. A 32-year-old woman with exertional dyspnea and cough presented with a carinal mass on chest CT scan. The tumor was successfully removed by rigid bronchoscopy using argon plasma coagulation. Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of pleomorphic adenoma.

Departments of *Internal Medicine

Pathology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of Korea

Disclosure: There is no conflict of interest or other disclosures.

Reprints: Yong Soo Kwon, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Chonnam National University Hospital, 42 Jebongro, Donggu, Gwangju 501-757, Republic of Korea (e-mail:

Received July 28, 2013

Accepted April 16, 2014

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.