[Tracheal neurinoma simulating status asthmaticus in a child].


BACKGROUND Neurilemmoma is a benign tumor that is rarely located in the trachea. A neurilemmoma in the intrathoracic part of the trachea can mimic severe status asthmaticus. CASE REPORT A 14 year-old girl was admitted because of persistent signs of status asthmaticus, despite bronchodilator therapy. She had no history of asthma. A worsening of the… (More)


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