Peripheral mucoepidermoid tumour of the lung

Thorax. 1991 Jan;46(1):65-6. doi: 10.1136/thx.46.1.65.


Mucoepidermoid tumours of the bronchial tree are uncommon neoplasms, which are believed to arise from terminal ducts of the proximal tracheobronchial tree. The first case of a peripheral mucoepidermoid tumour of the lung is reported.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Carcinoma / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged