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Surgical treatment of tracheal hamartoma.

Authors
  • Taştepe, A I
  • Kuzucu, A
  • Demircan, S
  • Liman, S T
  • Demirağ, F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
32
Issue
4
Pages
239–241
Identifiers
PMID: 9802143
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Tracheal hamartoma is a rare tumor and difficult to diagnose. A case is presented in which tracheal hamartoma was misdiagnosed and treated for four years as asthma. The tumor was curatively excised via posterolateral thoracotomy.

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