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Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep;66(9):549-551. doi: 10.1007/s11748-018-0907-0. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Rare case of radiation-induced primary tracheal carcinoma.

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1
Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, BB205, 330 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA.
2
Section of Thoracic Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, BB205, 330 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT, 06520, USA. frank.detterbeck@yale.edu.

Abstract

Primary carcinoma of the trachea is an exceeding rare entity. We present a case of radiation-induced primary squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea in a young woman. The case highlights a diagnostic challenge of this atypical disease entity.

KEYWORDS:

Primary tracheal tumor; Radiation induced; Tracheal resection

PMID:
29546552
DOI:
10.1007/s11748-018-0907-0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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