Young man with dyspnoea for 6 months; presenting with subacute tracheal obstruction due to leiomyoma.


Tracheal leiomyoma is a rare benign tumour with less than a 100 cases reported in the literature. We report a case of leiomyoma initially presenting and being treated as asthma until it lead to life-threatening tracheal obstruction, requiring immediate surgical intervention. 
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2016-216096