Case Report
Volume 9 Issue 8 - 2020
Endobronchial Teratoma Treated Via Upper Right Upper Lobe Sleeve Resection - A Case Report
Rui Haddad1*, Heitor Paiva2, Guilherme Saraiva Haddad3 and Caterin Arévalo4
1Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Post Graduation Medical School, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro (PUC - Rio), Brazil
2Assistant Professor of Pathology, Discipline of Thoracic Surgery, Post Graduation Medical School, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro (PUC - Rio), Brazil
3PostGraduate in Gastroenterology, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro (PUC - Rio), Brazil
4General Surgery, Universidad del Sinú, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
*Corresponding Author: Rui Haddad, Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Post Graduation Medical School, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro (PUC - Rio), Brazil.
Received: July 02, 2020; Published: July 16, 2020


Endobronchial teratoma is very uncommon neoplasia in clinical practice. To date, only three cases of primary endobronchial teratoma were reported in the literature among the 50 cases of primary pulmonary teratomas. Here we describe a case of a mature primary endobronchial teratoma located at the bifurcation of the upper lobe bronchus and the intermediate bronchus, macroscopically simulating an endobronchial carcinoid tumor. Its final diagnosis was only possible by a complete study of the permanent section after the surgical resection of the tumor. The treatment option consisted of a right upper lobe sleeve lobectomy and bronchoplasty. The patient has already seven-years of postoperative follow-up with no evidence of recurrence.

Keywords: Lung; Endobronchial Tumors; Benign Lung Tumors; Germ Cell Tumors; Endobronchial Teratoma


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Citation: Rui Haddad., et al.Muhammed Anas. “Endobronchial Teratoma Treated Via Upper Right Upper Lobe Sleeve Resection - A Case Report”. EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 9.8 (2020): 40-45.

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