leiomyoma of the trachea is a rare disease which is of smooth muscle in origin.
Presenting symptoms depend on the location and size of the tumor. Here we are
presenting a 45-year-old female, who was misdiagnosed and being treated for
bronchial asthma presented to our institution with stridor. Her x-ray and
Computed Tomography of neck showed tracheal mass & biopsy reported
leiomyoma. Objective of this presentation is to report tracheal leiomyoma which
is a rare clinical entity and how endoscopic resection of the tumor with diode
laser helped us in attaining complete resection of tumor with minimal intra-operative and
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