Pleomorphic adenoma (benign mixed tumor) of the trachea

Stephen A. Heifetz, Brian Collins, Bruce H. Matt

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A 15-year-old "asthmatic" found to have a pleomorphic adenoma of the trachea was treated by staged CO2 laser excision Primary tracheal tumors, the clinicopathologic features of mixed tumor in this rare location, and therapeutic options are briefly reviewed Immunohistochemical stains for cytokeratin, S-100 protein, and glial fibrillary acidic protein are reliable methods of evaluating component cell types in pleomorphic adenoma, but immunohistochemical evidence has not resolved the issue of tumor histogenesis..

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)563-574
Number of pages12
JournalFetal and Pediatric Pathology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992


  • Laser
  • Mixed tumor
  • Pleomorphic adenoma
  • Salivary gland
  • Trachea

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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