Carinal, adenoid, cystic carcinoma mimicking bronchial asthma

Y. Weizman, M. Saute, D. Zamir, A. Man, P. Weiner

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Bronchotracheal, adenoid, cystic carcinoma is a very rare tumor. Most of its symptoms relate to airway obstruction. We report a 45-year-old woman with a carinal, adenoid, cystic carcinoma who presented with symptoms suggestive of bronchial asthma 2 years prior to diagnosis. No inspiratory flow-volume curve was performed at that time and the patient was treated with inhalation of beta-2 agonists. Early diagnosis of adenoid, cystic carcinoma is important because appropriate surgical treatment results in an excellent prognosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-92, 143
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

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