An Endobronchial Fibroepithelial Polyp Treated by Bronchoscopic Excision

Ji Young Kang, Ji Ho Kang, Sang Haak Lee, Youn Joo Jeon, Keun Jong Cho, Eui Hyung Kim, Kwan Hyoung Kim, Hwa Sik Moon, Jeong Sup Song, Sung Hak Park, Ki Ouk Min
2005 Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases  
An 81-year-old man underwent bronchoscopy to investigate the cause of his dyspnea symptoms. A benign natured mass was observed in the bronchus and was excised. The pathology examination revealed a fibroepithelial polyp. He has been asymptomatic since the simple bronchoscopic excision. A fibroepithelial polyp is a benign tumor with a mesodermal origin. It is commonly found in the skin, urogenital area and chest, but is extremely rare in the respiratory system. We report a case of a
more » ... l polyp in the bronchus, which was treated with a bronchoscopic excision, with a brief review of the relevant literature. (Tuberc Respir Dis 2005; 59:670-673)
doi:10.4046/trd.2005.59.6.670 fatcat:6qelevkoljea7k4ka3wix6vvou