TITLE

Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumour of the Subglottis in a 5-Year-Old

AUTHOR(S)
Hartl, Trevor; Moxham, J. Paul; Ludemann, Jeffrey P.; Rassekh, Shahrad R.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Jun2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, pE104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case report is presented which discusses inflammatory myofibroblastic tumour of the subglottis in an otherwise healthy 5-year-old boy. The condition, which is also known as plasma cell granulomas, obstructed more than half the boy's airway. The boy's symptoms included biphasic stridor and dysphonia. The diagnosis of the lesion is discussed. Surgical resection is noted.
ACCESSION #
53484125

 

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