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Carinal resection, left pneumonectomy, and right lung anastomosis for adenocystic basal cell carcinoma (cylindroma)
  1. Douglas T. Thompson,
  2. Jorge A. Doyle,
  3. Aquiles J. Roncoroni
  1. University College of Rhodesia, Salisbury, Rhodesia
  2. Hospital del Tórax `Dr. Antonio Cetrángolo', Florida, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  3. Universidad de Buenos Aires


    The surgical approach to, and resection of, a cylindroma of the left main bronchus involving the trachea and right main bronchus is described. The literature on bronchial adenoma and cylindroma is reviewed, both the pathogenesis and surgery being discussed. A plea for a more aggressive approach is made.

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