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Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
How a bronchoscopy avoided a pediatric pneumonectomy!
Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Publication types: Journal Article Publication Status: ppublish
Primary Lung pathology without any intraluminal lesion needs extensive lung resections but It is always necessary to rule out any intraluminal pathology before submitting the patient to a Pneumonectomy. The case described illustrates how a last minute, on the table Exploratory Bronchoscopy revealed a Broncholith which avoided an extensive surgery thus reducing the morbidity.
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