Diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary carcinoid tumor using endobronchial ultrasound

A 51-year-old woman with severe asthma underwent bronchoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) for investigation of a 15-mm peripheral lung nodule. Histology demonstrated a typical carcinoid tumor. Pulmonary location is the second commonest site for carcinoid tumors. Diagnosis of peripheral carci...

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Main Authors: Steinfort Daniel, Finlay Moira, Irving Louis
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2008-01-01
Series:Annals of Thoracic Medicine
Online Access:http://www.thoracicmedicine.org/article.asp?issn=1817-1737;year=2008;volume=3;issue=4;spage=146;epage=148;aulast=Steinfort