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Bronchial adenoma

  • Alternative Names

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


    Treatment

    Surgical or endoscopic removal of the tumor is the standard treatment.


    Support Groups


    Expectations (prognosis)

    Surgery usually results in a complete cure.


    Complications
    • Bleeding
    • Airway obstruction
    • Pneumonia
    • Spreading of the tumor to regional lymph nodes (very rare)

    Calling your health care provider
    • Bleeding (hemoptysis)
    • Breathing difficulty