Tracheal and endobronchial lesions
Primary tracheal and endobronchial lesions can be be either malignant or benign. The majority ( ≈ 98 %) tend to be the former 3.
- bronchogenic adenocarcinoma
- squamous cell carcinoma - commonest malignant lesion in tracheal region
- small cell carcinoma
- bronchial carcinoid
- mucoepidermoid carcinoma - tracheal mucoepidernoid carcinoma
- adenoid cystic carcinoma
- pulmonary hamartoma - most common benign neoplasm in lung 3
- pulmonary leiomyoma / tracheal leiomyoma
- endobronchial lipoma
- squamous cell papilloma - most common benign neoplasm in the trachea 3 : occurs as part of laryngotracheal papillomatosis
- pulmonary pleomorphic adenoma
- granular cell tumours - e.g. Abrikossov tumour / myoblastoma 5
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- 2. Farnoosh Sokhandon et.al, Best Cases from the AFIP, Bronchogenic Squamous Cell Carcinoma, November 2003 RadioGraphics, 23, 1639-1643.
- 3. Jeong Min Ko et.al, Benign Tumors of the Tracheobronchial Tree: CT–Pathologic Correlation, AJR 2006; 186:1304–1313
- 4. Melissa L. Rosado de Christenson et.al, From the Archives of the AFIP Thoracic Carcinoids: Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation, May 1999 RadioGraphics, 19, 707-736.
- 5. Suresh K. Mukherji et.al, Granular Cell Tumors of the Subglottic Region of the Larynx: CT and MR Findings, AJR 1995;164:1492- 1494
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