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Endoscopic Management of a Symptomatic Endobronchial Lipoma
Advances in Surgical Sciences
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 26-30
Received: Feb. 17, 2017; Accepted: Mar. 28, 2017; Published: Apr. 19, 2017
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Rodger Miller, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, United Kingdom
Sanjeet Singh, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, United Kingdom
Ahmad Ali, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, United Kingdom
Michael Klimatsidas, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, United Kingdom
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Lipomas are common benign tumours that arise anywhere on the body. Endobronchial lipomas on the other hand are rare tumours. They may also cause obstructive complications in the bronchial tree. Their presentations may vary from being asymptomatic to stridor accompanied by haemoptysis. We describe a case of endobronchial lipoma and its subsequent management.
Endobronchial Tumour, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Lipoma, Endobronchial Surgery
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Rodger Miller, Sanjeet Singh, Ahmad Ali, Michael Klimatsidas, Endoscopic Management of a Symptomatic Endobronchial Lipoma, Advances in Surgical Sciences. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 26-30. doi: 10.11648/j.ass.20170502.12
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