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Keimyung Medical Journal 2015;34(1):24-28.
Published online June 30, 2015.
A Case of Tracheal Hamartoma Treated with Endoscopic Mucosal Resection.
Ji Na Kim, Bi Na Jeong, Sung Ken Yu, Yeon Jae Kim, Byung Ki Lee
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Daegu Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea. pascal0130@nate.com
Abstract
A 77-year-old male patient was hospitalized due to dyspnea and cough. At chest auscultation, Rhonchi was heard from both lung fields. The chest computed tomography (CT) observed nodular lesions within mid-trachea. Bronchoscope observed salient mass from the membranous portion in the mid-trachea, and after taking a biopsy, it was diagnosed as hamartoma. Tracheal hamartoma is a rare benign tumor of lung. Similar way to the endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), we did endoscopic resection of tracheal hamartoma. We report a case of tracheal hamartoma treated with Endoscopic mucosal resection via flexible bronchoscopy.
Key Words: Bronchoscopy, Endoscopic mucosal resection, Tracheal hamartoma


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