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Rare Tumors. 2011 Jul 11;3(3):e33. doi: 10.4081/rt.2011.e33. Epub 2011 Oct 21.

Primary tracheal adenocystic carcinoma and tracheal tumors during pregnancy.

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Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Bayindir Hospital, Ankara;


Cancer complicates approximately 0.1% of all pregnancies. Primary tracheal carcinoma is one of very rarely seen tumors and the rate of its being seen makes up approximately % 0.2 of all tumors of respiratory tract. The patient, 28 years old, who has 28-weeks-pregnant, was diagnosed with primary tracheal adenocystic carcinoma. Patient was made operation as thoracotomy and tracheal tumor was removed at the 28(th) week of pregnancy. Patient was delivered with sectio abdominale at the 39(th) week of pregnancy. Primary tracheal adenocystic carcinoma is very rarely seen tumors and it is the first tracheal ACC with pregnancy case in literature to have been detected and surgically treated during pregnancy. We discussed primary tracheal adenocystic carcinoma and tracheal tumors during pregnancy with literature.


adenocystic carcinoma; malignancy; pregnancy.; tracheal tumors

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