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Bronchial adenoma

  • Alternative Names

    Bronchial gland tumors; Mucous gland adenoma; Bronchial carcinoid tumors; Adenocarcinoma of the bronchus; Cancer - bronchial adenoma


    Symptoms
    • Bloody sputum
    • Cough
    • Wheezing
    • Recurrent pneumonia
    • Slowly resolving pneumonia
    • Collapse of a lung lobe or segment
    • Cough lasting more than 6 weeks.

    Additional symptoms that may be associated with this disease:

    • Skin blushing/flushing (see carcinoid syndrome)

    Signs and tests
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Chest x-ray may show a single lung nodule or pneumonia in one segment or lobe of the lung