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By Zbigniew Zylicz

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The challenge of bronchorrhea in advanced cancer — a case report with review of literature Excessive sputum production which exceeds 100 ml per day is called bronchorrhoea. It is a frequent symptom of adenocarcinomas of the lung. Especially the bronchoalveolar cancer is notorious for bronchorrhoea. We present here a case of a patients with copious bronchial excretions and discuss his treatment. There are many possibilities of treatment and they need to be looked at individually. Treatment of infection, bronchodilatation and prednislone are important, but in this case the best result was obtained from the treatment with continuous subcutaneous infusion of octreotide

Topics: Key words, adenocarcinoma, sputum production, bronchorrhoea, somatostatin analogs, octreotide
Year: 2016
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