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June 1928

INTRABRONCHIAL POLYPOID ADENOMA: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK
From the Laboratories (Department of Morbid Anatomy) of the Mount Sinai Hospital.

Arch Surg. 1928;16(6):1201-1213. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1928.01140060076005
Abstract

The development of modern diagnostic methods has greatly stimulated the interest of the clinician in the subject of bronchial neoplasms. That bronchial tumors are by no means an infrequent occurrence has been shown since the roentgen rays and bronchoscopy have come into general use. This is particularly true of malignant tumors. Well localized benign intrabronchial tumors, however, are extremely rare. Since this type of tumor tends to produce obstruction of the lumen which may be followed by extensive pathologic anatomic changes and cause serious symptoms, these cases frequently require the attention of both the internist and the surgeon. For these reasons, the report of a recently observed case seems justified.

REPORT OF A CASE 

History.  —B. W., a woman, aged 47, was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital on June 28, 1927. The family history was irrevelant; the past history was negative, except for frequent attacks of tonsillitis in childhood. Five

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