Glomus tumor of the trachea. Report of a case with ultrastructural observation.

@article{Kim1989GlomusTO,
  title={Glomus tumor of the trachea. Report of a case with ultrastructural observation.},
  author={Younghoon Kim and Jee Hyun Kim and Jang Soo Suh and Eul Keun Ham and Kuwang Pyuk Suh},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1989},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={881-6}
}
Extracutaneous glomus tumors are unusual and their occurrence in the trachea has been recognized with extreme rarity. We present a case of surgically resected glomus tumor of the trachea in a 54-year-old woman who was initially misdiagnosed as having bronchial asthma because of expiratory wheezing. The tumor, located 7 cm below the vocal cord and 5 cm above the carina, was an intraluminally protruding polypoid mass that measured 1.5 X 1.2 cm and arose from the posterior wall of the trachea with… CONTINUE READING

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