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Lung Cancer: Lung Cancer |

Three Years History of Repeated Pneumonias on the Same Location Associated to Bronchial Typcal Carcinoid Tumor

Mara Rubia Lima, MD; Ana Moreira, MD; José Moreira, MD; Spencer Camargo, MD; Bruno Hochhegger, MD; Jackeline Souza, MD; Manoela Klein, MD; Felipe Sanches, MD; Camila Zuconi; Gabriela Buffon
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UFCSPA, Porto Alegre, Brazil


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A261. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.273
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SESSION TITLE: Lung Cancer

SESSION TYPE: Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Repeated pneumonias on the same location and unilateral wheeze suggest airway obstruction that may be due to carcinoid tumors which are neuroendocrine neoplasias of low grade malignancies accounting for 0.4 to 3% of all lung cancers. According to histopathology, there are Typical (85% of cases, unilateral, intraluminal and proximal bronchi) and Atypical (asymptomatic, peripheral location and ability to metastases) carcinoid tumors.

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