Clin Surg | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Endobronchial Carcinoid in an 11-Year-Old Child with Indication for Pneumonectomy

Rui Haddad1*, Nicanor Araruna de Macedo2, Carlos Henrique Ferreira3, Tania Cristina Lund4 and Nicolle Gaglionone5

1Department of Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Copa Star, Rio de Janeiro, and Pontifical Catholic University (PUC-Rio), Post Graduation Medical School and Rede D’Or, Brazil
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Rede D’Or, UNIRIO, and Hospital Estadual da Criança, Brazil
3Department of Thoracic Surgery, Rede D’Or, Brazil
4Department of Pediatric Surgery, Rede D’Or and Hospital Estadual da Criança, Brazil
5Department of Pathology, Rede D’Or, Brazil

*Correspondance to: Rui Haddad 

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Abstract

We present a case of an eleven-year-old girl with one-year persistent infectious symptoms of the respiratory tract. She was treated for an extended period as recurrent pneumonia, which resulted in destroyed lung and the necessity of right pneumonectomy due to a 30 mm endobronchial typical carcinoid tumor, with the involvement of the right main bronchus

Citation:

Haddad R, de Macedo NA, Ferreira CH, Lund TC, Gagliononne N. Endobronchial Carcinoid in an 11-Year-Old Child with Indication for Pneumonectomy. Clin Surg. 2020; 5: 2917..

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