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Revista Científica Ciencia Médica

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ORTIZ ROQUE, Jorge; MANTILLA HERNANDEZ, Juan Felipe  y  PEREZ RESTREPO, Jonathan. IMAGING FINDINGS OF BRONCHIAL CARCINOID TUMOR IN HABAN-HOSPITAL. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2019, vol.22, n.1, pp. 57-61. ISSN 2077-3323.

It is present a case of teenager without comorbidities, who had recurrent respiratory infections during three months without improving besides proper medical treatment. Imaging post-hospitalization control documented in imaging studies a right lower lobe lesion with endobronchial grow and bronchoscopy confirmed a growing into the lumen tumoral mass of such lobular bronchi. A biopsy was performed and an pathological study reported carcinoid tumor typical type. Even though it is a rare entity, carcinoids tumors are neuroendocrine neoplasms that can be found in the respiratory system among this population group and it should be considered in a repetitive respiratory infections scene. Imaging studies should be part of every patient evaluation that course with complications as well as a tool for other entities differential diagnosis.

Palabras clave : Typical carcinoid; Bronchoscopy; Neuroendocrine tumors.

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