Tracheal tumor

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Tracheal tumor
Classification and external resources
Specialty oncology
ICD-10 C33, D14.2
ICD-9-CM 162.0, 212.2
eMedicine article/425904
MeSH D014134

A tracheal tumor is a tumor primarily presenting in the trachea. It may be benign or malignant.[1] 80% of all tracheal tumors are malignant. Among these, the most common are the squamous-cell carcinoma and the adenoid cystic carcinoma.


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