ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
EPITHELIAL MYOEPITHELIAL CARCINOMA OF THE TRACHEA
Alpay Sarper, *Gülay Özbilim, **Teoman Demirel, Abid Demircan
Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Ana Bilim Dalı, Antalya
*Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Patoloji Ana Bilim Dalı, Antalya
**Isparta Devlet Hastanesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Kliniği, Isparta
Primary tracheal tumors are very rare. We presented here a case of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the trachea who was treated with segmental tracheal resection and end-to-end anastomosis. Histologically, the tumor had the criteria of WHO international classification of salivary glands. The patient did well one year after the operation.
Keywords : Trachea, epithelial, myoepithelial carcinoma
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