Tracheal wall thickening

Tracheal wall thickening may have several causes. For diagnostic purposes, tracheal thickening may be categorized by length of airway involvement in order to narrow the differential diagnoses. Note that some etiologies may be associated with either focal or diffuse pattern of involvement.

Focal tracheal wall thickening

Diffuse tracheal wall thickening:

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Article information

rID: 12101
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Diffuse tracheal wall thickening
  • Focal tracheal wall thickening
  • Tracheal narrowing

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