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Immunopathol Persa. 2021;7(2): e14.
doi: 10.34172/ipp.2021.14
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Case Report

Recurrent endobronchial fibro-epithelial polyposis in a 73-year-old woman

Ramin Sami 1 ORCID logo, Mina Nickpour 1 * ORCID logo, Noushin Afshar Moghaddam 2 ORCID logo

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2 Department of Pathology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
*Correspondence to Mina Nickpour, Email drminanickpour@sbmu.ac.ir


Introduction: Fibroepithelial polyp (FEP) is a benign tumor that is presented frequently in some of the organs like oral cavity, skin, colon and genitourinary tract, but in airway is rare.

Case Presentation: We present a rare case in this paper, with recurrent bronchial FEP that was near completely obstructed right main bronchus that we managed her successfully with interventional bronchoscopy. In this case report we describe this rare condition.

Conclusion: Airway FEP is uncommon benign tumor that may obstruct airways and rarely may be recurrent like our case.

Keywords: Fibroepithelial polyp, Bronchoscopy, Immunohistochemistry, Benign tumor
Citation: Sami R, Nickpour M, Afshar Moghaddam N. Recurrent endobronchial fibro-epithelial polyposis in a 73-year-old woman. Immunopathol Persa. 2021;7(2):e14. DOI:10.34172/ ipp.2021.14.
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