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11 - Congenital tracheal polyp in a neonate: first case in literature

Ali Bülbül, Sinan Uslu, Umut Zübarioğlu, Duygu Acar, Arzu Ataman, Erkan Çakir

Intrinsic obstruction of the tracheal lumen is extremely rare and usually caused by hemangiomas, hamartomas, or webs. We report a congenital tracheal polyp in a term neonate causing intermittent desaturations and expiratory wheezing. To our knowledge, this represents the first report with congenital tracheal polyp in the neonatal period.

Keywords: Wheezing, congenital, polyp, trachea, newborn

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