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Tracheal squamous cell papilloma with an aberrant artery in the stalk
  1. Yahua Li1,
  2. Kewei Ren1,
  3. Liqun Ye2,
  4. Jianzhuang Ren1,
  5. Xinwei Han1
  1. 1Interventional Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou City, China
  2. 2Department of Respiratory Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou City, China
  1. Correspondence to Dr Xinwei Han, Interventional Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou City, China; fcchanxw{at}zzu.edu.cn

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An 81-year-old woman presented with a 1-year history of chronic cough and progressive breath shortness. Physical examination was notable for wheezing. Her laboratory test results were normal. The chest contrast-enhanced CT scan revealed a cauliflower-like lesion in the upper third dorsolateral trachea, and an artery in the stalk of the tumour was observed (figure 1A,B). Considering the potential of massive bleeding during bronchoscopic resection, artery embolisation …

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  • YL and KR contributed equally.

  • Contributors All authors contributed equally.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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