A Leiomyoma Presenting as Middle Lobe Syndrome

  • Zeynep Misirligil Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Lutfu Gurbuz Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Dilshad Mungan Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Selim Erukul Department of Pathology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Sinasi Yavuzer Department of Pathology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Sevket Kavukcu Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Keywords: Leiomyoma, Bronchial leiomyoma, Middle lobe syndrome

Abstract

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/22-2-13587

We describe a patient who had leiomyoma at the middle lobe bronchus presenting as the middle lobe syndrome. We reviewed the literature and found only 23 previously reported cases of bronchial leiomyoma. The purpose of this paper is to present a new case of intrabronchial leiomyoma.

Author Biographies

Zeynep Misirligil, Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

M.D.

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Lutfu Gurbuz, Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

M.D.

Dilshad Mungan, Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Ankara University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

M.D.

Selim Erukul, Department of Pathology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Department of Pathology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

M.D.

Sinasi Yavuzer, Department of Pathology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Department of Pathology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

M.D.

Sevket Kavukcu, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

M.O.

Published
1990-04-01
Section
Case Reports