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Chemodectoma of the trachea.
  1. T M Sing,
  2. K P Wong,
  3. N Young,
  4. P Despas
  1. Department of Radiology, Westmead Hospital, Australia.


    The case history is described of a patient with lower tracheal chemodectoma who presented with haemoptysis. After conservative management for eight years she represented with airways obstruction. Preoperative tumour embolisation was followed by laser ablation, stenting, and radiotherapy.

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