CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Rep 2020; 09(01): e1-e3
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-3400533
Case Report: Thoracic
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Surgical Treatment of a Neuromucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Left Main Bronchus via Posterolateral Thoracotomy in a 4-Year-Old Boy

Markus Liebrich
1   Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sana Herzchirurgie Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Godehard Friedel
2   Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Tubingen Faculty of Science, Tubingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Peter Amrhein
3   Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Klinikum Stuttgart Katharinenhospital, Olgahospital, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Ioannis Tzanavaros
1   Department of Cardiac Surgery, Sana Herzchirurgie Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Publication History

17 September 2019

24 September 2019

Publication Date:
16 January 2020 (online)


We report the case of a 4-year-old boy with a neuromucoepidermoid carcinoma of the left main bronchus. Complete resection of the carcinoma and reconstruction of the carina between lower and upper lobe by means of an end-to-end anastomosis was performed via a left-sided thoracotomy.

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