Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999; 47(2): 124-125
DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-1013188
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Acute Respiratory Insufficiency in an Infant Caused by a Tracheogenic Cyst

A. S. Böhle, P. Dohrmann, W. Mengel, H. Schröder1
  • Departments of General and Thoracic Surgery, and
  • 1Pediatrics, Christian-Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
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Publication Date:
19 March 2008 (online)


The unusual case of acute respiratory insufficiency in an infant of 5 months caused by a large cyst of true tracheal origin is presented.