ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
MOUNIER – KUHN SYNDROME: CASE REPORT
Alpay SARPER, *Necdet ÖZ, Abid DEMİRCAN, **Erol IŞIN
Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Ana Bilim Dalı, Antalya,
*Antalya SSK Hastanesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Kliniği, Antalya
**Antalya Göğüs Cerrahisi Merkezi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Kliniği, Antalya
Mounier – Kuhn syndrome is a rare congenital disorder due to defective development of elastic and muscle tissues in the upperair ways. A case presented with a severe life threatening pneumonia, bilateral bronchiectasia and tracheobronkomegaly. Rightpneumonectomy was performed. Symptom of the infection was diminished after the operation. The patent is a symptomatic during four year follow-up.
Keywords : Mounier – Kuhn syndrome, bronchiectasis, tracheobronchomegaly
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