Endotracheal/endobronchial metastases : clinicopathologic study with special reference to developmental modes.

@article{Kiryu2001EndotrachealendobronchialM,
  title={Endotracheal/endobronchial metastases : clinicopathologic study with special reference to developmental modes.},
  author={Takuji Kiryu and Hiroaki Hoshi and Eisuke Matsui and Hiroji Iwata and Masaki Kokubo and Kontoku Shimokawa and Shoichiro Kawaguchi},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2001},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={768-75}
}
BACKGROUND Endotracheal/endobronchial metastases (EEMs) from nonpulmonary neoplasms are rare. However, their definition and developmental modes have not yet been fully elucidated. METHODS EEMs were defined as documented nonpulmonary neoplasms metastatic to the subsegmental or more proximal central bronchus, in a bronchoscopically visible range. The clinical and pathologic features of 16 cases were reviewed, with special emphasis on the developmental modes based on five criteria: location in… CONTINUE READING