March 1983

Tracheobronchial Papillomatosis With Malignant Transformation

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program, (Dr Rahman); and the Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Olive View Medical Center, Van Nuys, Calif (Dr Ziment).

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(3):577-578. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350030191036

• A 31-year-old man had tracheobronchial papillomatosis that rapidly evolved into squamous cell carcinomatosis. This unusual event has rarely been recorded previously. Herein the natural history of the disease is analyzed on the basis of the existing literature on papillomatosis.

(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:577-578)