PRIMARY the trachea are extremely rare, the ratio between them and tumors of the larynx varying from 1: 300 to 1: 800, according to different authors. Among tracheal neoplasms, sarcomas are even rarer than others. Schiffner, for instance, surveyed the literature up to 1945 and accepts only 36 cases as histologically verified.
The case reported here is considered interesting, not only on account of the type, location, etc., of the tumor but also from a clinical point of view.
REPORT OF A CASE
Mrs. F. B., a married white woman aged 54 years, was admitted to the Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla., on Aug. 28, 1950, from the emergency room, where she came because of extreme dyspnea. Oxygen by mask was instituted in the emergency room and was continued during x-ray and medical checkup. The patient was then admitted to the bronchoscopic service of the department of otolaryngology.Admission Data
McKENZIE GE, REZEK PR. MYOSARCOMA OF TRACHEA ASSOCIATED WITH RIEDEL STRUMA. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1953;57(1):22–39. doi:10.1001/archotol.1953.00710030039003
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