Endobronchial inflammatory polyp associated with a foreign body. Successful treatment with corticosteroids

Chest. 1984 Sep;86(3):483-4. doi: 10.1378/chest.86.3.483.


We describe a case of endobronchial polyp associated with a foreign body. To our knowledge, this is the first report of such an occurrence. The polyp was successfully treated with steroids. This is only the third report of steroid treatment of endobronchial polyps.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Bronchial Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Bronchial Neoplasms / etiology*
  • Bronchial Neoplasms / pathology
  • Female
  • Foreign Bodies / complications*
  • Humans
  • Polyps / drug therapy
  • Polyps / etiology*
  • Polyps / pathology
  • Prednisone / therapeutic use


  • Prednisone