Endobronchial lipoma: an unusual cause of bronchial obstruction

Case Rep Med. 2011:2011:939808. doi: 10.1155/2011/939808. Epub 2011 Sep 29.


Endobronchial lipoma is a rare benign tumor. It is difficult to differentiate benign endobronchial lipoma from their malignant counterparts, as their symptoms and complications are almost alike. Here, we describe the clinical and radiological features of EL in two cases. Multislice CT (MSCT) may play an important role in the diagnosis for EL.

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