A Case of Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Bronchus Presented With Hydropneumothorax in a Child

KÖSE M., BİLGİN M., KONTAŞ O., Ozturk S., Doganay S., Ozdemir M. A.

PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY, vol.49, no.3, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/ppul.22938
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: mucoepidermoid carcinoma, children, pneumothorax
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a rare pulmonary neoplasm seen in the pediatric population. We report a low grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma in a 12-year-old boy who presented with spontaneous pneumothorax. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014; 49:E86-E89. (c) 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.