Carcinoid tumor of trachea: A case report

Document Type : Case Report


1 Specialist in general surgery and chest fellowship

2 pulmonologist

3 Chest specialist


Introduction: Carcinoid Tumor in trachea is rare, and in 25% are asymptomatic. Cough is the most common symptom and some times have similar symptoms such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The best method of treatment is surgical resection and recurrency after resection is rare. In this study we report a 47 year’s old man with chronic cough and dyspnea that treated with bronchodilator as COPD but without recovery. In evaluation with chest X. Ray, CT scan and bronchoscopy carcinoid tumor was diagnosed and surgical resection performed.There was no recurrency or complication in 5 years follow-up.


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