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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-31

Tracheal leiomyoma: A clinical dilemma


1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology , Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
2 Department of Pathology, Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Vaishali Gupta
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, F 5 ENT Operation Theatre, 2nd Floor, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad 380 016, Gujarat
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-9748.118728

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Benign tumors of the trachea are rare with leiomyomas even less common. A high degree of clinical suspicion is required for their diagnosis as they usually mimic chest pathology. We report a case of 23-year-old male who presented with orthopnea since 6 weeks without any improvement despite medical treatment. His chest X-ray was normal but the neck computed tomography scan and flexible bronchoscopy showed a tracheal mass. It was resected by anterior endotracheal approach and diagnosed as leiomyoma on histopathology and immunohistochemistry.


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