Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the bronchus: a rare early diagnosis

  • Rohit Kumar Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India.
  • Harsh Vardhan Puri Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.
  • Nitesh Gupta Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India.
  • Sukhram Bishnoi Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.
  • Mohan Venkatesh Pulle Department of Thoracic Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India.
  • Pranav Ish | pranavish2512@gmail.com Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Salivary gland tumours of the tracheobronchial tree are rare and early diagnosis in T1 stage is further rare. We report a case of a young 21-year-old male medical student diagnosed and treated for the same prompted by a detailed respiratory examination.

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Published
2020-04-27
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Pneumology - Case Reports
Keywords:
mucoepidermoid carcinoma, trachea, rare, stethoscope
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Kumar, R., Puri, H. V., Gupta, N., Bishnoi, S., Pulle, M. V., & Ish, P. (2020). Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the bronchus: a rare early diagnosis. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, 90(2). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2020.1258

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