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A Case of Primary Tracheal Schwannoma
Sung Min Choi, Ji Hong You, Sang Bae Lee, Seong Han Kim, Yon Soo Kim
Kosin Med J. 2017;32(2):258-262.   Published online December 29, 2017
DOI: https://doi.org/10.7180/kmj.2017.32.2.258
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Although benign nerve sheath tumors have been described, primary tracheal schwannomas are extremely rare. We report a case of primary tracheal schwannoma, a rare benign nerve sheath tumor in a 58-year-old man with atypical symptoms of chronic cough, sputum and dyspnea for 2 months. Chest computerized tomography showed a 1.7 cm polypoid lesion in posterior wall of mid trachea. The results of bronchoscopic biopsy and immuno-histo-chemical studies were consistent with schwannoma. A surgical treatment of tumor resection and tracheal reconstruction by end-to-end anastomosis was performed.


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