ISSN 2398-2969      

Trachea: neoplasia

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Introduction

  • Rare.
  • Signs: if malignant, often extensive and with metastases.
  • Diagnosis: radiography, ultrasonography, endoscopy.
  • Treatment: resection if small, benign lesions.
  • Prognosis: depends on type of neoplasia.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Adenocarcinoma, lymphosarcoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, chondrosarcoma and osteochondroma reported.

Pathophysiology

  • Tumor within lumen of trachea causes signs of upper airway obstruction.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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