Tracheal wall thickening

Last revised by Dr Amaran Parasuramar on 30 Aug 2021

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.

Differential diagnosis

Focal tracheal wall thickening
Diffuse tracheal wall thickening

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