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Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 617080, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/617080
Case Report

One Lung Wheezing due to Endobronchial Solitary Papilloma

1Department of Radiology, Nazareth Hospital, EMMS Hospital, 16100 Nazareth, Israel
2Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee, Bar-Ilan University, Safed, Israel
3Meir Hospital, 44641 Kfar Saba, Israel

Received 1 August 2013; Accepted 21 August 2013

Academic Editors: M. Dahl, I. Lang, and J. Murchison

Copyright © 2013 Suheil Artul and Faozi Artoul. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

A 55-year-old man was referred to our hospital due to intolerant severe short of breathing and persistent cough for two hours. He had similar attacks in the past two years which were treated with bronchodilators. Computed tomography revealed endobronchial mass, which was endoscopically resected by laser. Histology revealed benign squamous papilloma. In this paper we will deal with the various nonspecific clinical presentations, etiopathology, predisposing factors, and diagnosing tests of these benign tumors, especially the important role of computed tomography.