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Trachea

Tumors

Rhabdomyosarcoma


Reviewer: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 February 2013, last major update October 2012
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General
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● Very rare; usually affects children
● Symptoms: dyspnea, hemoptysis, stridor
● No distant metastases

Case reports
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● 14 month old girl with biphasic stridor (J Laryngol Otol 2012;126:966)
● 12 year old girl with severe dyspnea (J Laryngol Otol 1988;102:735)
● 65 year old man with cough, wheezing and hemoptysis (Hum Pathol 1980;11:572)

Treatment
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● Surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy

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