Tracheal obstruction

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Etiology

  • Tracheal stenosis, acquired (intubation, trauma)
  • Tracheal stenosis, congenital
  • Tracheal tumor (primary or metastatic)
  • Extrinsic compression by tumor of lung, thyroid, thymus; lymphadenopathy; congenital vascular rings; aneurysms
  • Foreign-body aspiration
  • Tracheal granulomas or papillomas
  • Tracheal trauma

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Etiology

  • Tracheal stenosis, acquired (intubation, trauma)
  • Tracheal stenosis, congenital
  • Tracheal tumor (primary or metastatic)
  • Extrinsic compression by tumor of lung, thyroid, thymus; lymphadenopathy; congenital vascular rings; aneurysms
  • Foreign-body aspiration
  • Tracheal granulomas or papillomas
  • Tracheal trauma

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