Inflammatory endobronchial polyps in childhood: clinical spectrum and possible link to mechanical ventilation.

@article{McShane2002InflammatoryEP,
  title={Inflammatory endobronchial polyps in childhood: clinical spectrum and possible link to mechanical ventilation.},
  author={Donna McShane and Andrew G. Nicholson and Peter Goldstraw and George P Ladas and William D Travis and Ram Mohan Kripa Ramanan and Ian M Balfour-Lynn and Mark Rosenthal and Andrew Bush},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={79-84}
}
Inflammatory polyps of the airways are now regarded as histopathologically distinct nonneoplastic endobronchial lesions, which in adults are associated with a variety of chronic inflammatory insults. However, their clinical presentation in the pediatric population is extremely rare, with the etiology of such polyps poorly defined. The clinical and histopathological data from four pediatric patients, identified in the histopathology files of the Royal Brompton Hospital, were retrospectively… CONTINUE READING

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