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03-18-2009, 10:43 AM
Bronchial Adenoma


Def. It is a tumor a rising from bronchial mucosa.

C/P
1- Haemoptysis ( frank)
2- Bronchial obstruction partial
complete
3- Carcinoid $ bronchospasm
attacks of flushing
diarrhea
Investingations
● X-ray coin shadow
● Bronchoscopy biopsy
● HIAA Hydroxy Indole Acetic Acid in urine
= metabolite of serotonine
Treatment:
* Surgical excision


Source: Internal Medicine Book of Dr.Osama Mahmoud (Ain Shams University)