Tracheal and bronchial tumors

Patricio Varela, Luca Pio, Elisa Brandigi, Irene Paraboschi, Nazhia Khen-Dunlop, Erik Hervieux, Cecile Muller, Girolamo Mattioli, Sabine Sarnacki, Michele Torre

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Although primary tracheobronchial tumors are extremely rare in children, recurrent respiratorysymptoms resistant to conventional therapy require further investigations to exclude possible malignantobstructive causes. As the matter of fact, early diagnosis may allow minimally invasive surgeries, improvingthe standard of living and the globally survival rate. The aim of this article is to provide an overview ofdiagnosis and management of tracheobronchial tumors in the early age, since only few reports are reportedin the worldwide literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3781-3786
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Thoracic Disease
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Fibro-bronchoscopy
  • Pediatric tumors
  • Primary tracheobronchial tumors
  • Sleeve resection
  • Subglottic hemangioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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