Two Cases of Glomus Tumor Arising in Large Airway: Well Organized Radiologic, Macroscopic and Microscopic Findings

@inproceedings{Choi2014TwoCO,
  title={Two Cases of Glomus Tumor Arising in Large Airway: Well Organized Radiologic, Macroscopic and Microscopic Findings},
  author={In Ho Choi and Dae Hyun Song and Jhingook Kim and Joungho Han},
  booktitle={Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases},
  year={2014}
}
Glomus tumors of the lung are rare benign neoplasm, originating from modified smooth muscle cells. The patients are usually presented with no or non-specific symptoms such as cough, dyspnea or hemoptysis. Although surgical treatment is considered as the treatment of choice, the endobronchial therapy can be applied to the patients who are unfit for surgical excision. Herein, we describe two rare cases of glomus tumor originated at large airway (trachea and main bronchus) without respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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