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Shirinzadeh A, Ershadi R, Amooee A, Jafari J, Soltani H, Kargar S et al . Severe main bronchus obstruction due to pulmonary schwannoma: A Case Report. Iran J Ped Hematol Oncol. 2022; 12 (2) :140-144
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Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Shahid Sadoughi University of medical sciences and health services, Yazd, Iran
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Pulmonary schwannoma is a rare neoplasm that arises from peripheral nerve sheath, Schwann cells, in the lungs and mostly remains asymptomatic for months. This report presents a seven-year-old female patient with an occasional cough and fever. She was hospitalized due to the lack of response to outpatient treatments, including antibiotics and antifebrile. A biopsy was taken from the mass by bronchoscopy, and the pathology report indicated the presence of a low-grade spindle cell, Verocay body, and Antoni B areas. Based on the pathologic findings, immunohistochemical (IHC) analysis was requested. The results indicated diffusely positive for S-100 protein, and accordingly, the diagnosis of schwannoma was confirmed. Thoracotomy and lobectomy were performed. Tracheobronchial schwannoma can be treated with surgical resection or bronchoscopy.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/10/26 | Accepted: 2022/04/21 | Published: 2022/04/21

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