Solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral lung: A report of two cases

Kaoru Kaseda, Hirotoshi Horio, Masahiko Harada, Tsunekazu Hishima

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Abstract

Solitary papilloma of the lung is thought to be a rare benign epithelial tumor, and complete surgical resection is currently the standard treatment for this pathology. However, some cases of papilloma have reportedly shown malignant potential. We report two cases of solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral lung that were treated by thoracoscopic partial resection. The first patient presented with a nodular lesion in the lower lobe of the left lung that was detected on a follow-up chest computed tomography (CT) scan after treatment for laryngeal cancer. Partial lung resection was performed by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. In the second patient, a nodular lesion was incidentally identified in the lower lobe of the left lung during a health check-up. Partial lung resection was again performed by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. The postoperative course in both cases was uneventful, and no recurrences have been observed as of 44 months and 41 months postoperatively, respectively. To the best of our knowledge, malignant transformation has been reported both with the squamous type and the mixed type of solitary papilloma of the lung. The glandular variant has shown no tendency toward local recurrence after local excision and has no apparent malignant potential. Local excision is thus recommended for solitary glandular papilloma in order to preserve pulmonary function.

Original languageEnglish
Article number149
JournalWorld Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 May 19
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Glandular papilloma
  • Solitary papilloma
  • Surgical resection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)

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Solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral lung : A report of two cases. / Kaseda, Kaoru; Horio, Hirotoshi; Harada, Masahiko; Hishima, Tsunekazu.

In: World Journal of Surgical Oncology, Vol. 12, No. 1, 149, 19.05.2014.

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Kaseda, Kaoru ; Horio, Hirotoshi ; Harada, Masahiko ; Hishima, Tsunekazu. / Solitary glandular papilloma of the peripheral lung : A report of two cases. In: World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2014 ; Vol. 12, No. 1.
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