Tracheobronchial branching anomalies

Tracheobronchial branching anomalies can be seen as an isolated finding or accompanying heterotaxy syndromes, pulmonary sling, and conditions associated with pulmonary underdevelopment (agenesis and aplasia), including the scimitar syndrome.

Abnormal branching patterns include:

Thoracic anatomy
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Article Information

rID: 42017
System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tracheal variant anatomy
  • Variant anatomy of the trachea

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