TITLE

Obstructive bronchial hamartoma

AUTHOR(S)
Rakovich, George; Ouellette, Denise
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1039
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study on the diagnosis to a 47-year-old woman with persistent cough. It cites various examinations which were performed to the patient, who was a former smoker, including computed tomography of her chest, bronchoscopy, and endoscopic snare excision using flexible bronchoscope. The patient has been diagnosed with benign hamartoma which contains bronchial glands, cartillage, bone, and fat. The article discusses hamartomas and the cause of bronchial obstruction.
ACCESSION #
66291507

 

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