Tracheal stenosis with subsequent stenting

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

25 year old who had history of tracheal stenosis from prior intubation. Failed tracheoplasty. Has a tracheal stent.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years old
Gender: Female

There is tracheal narrowing in the mid trachea on the sagittal reconstructed image of the CT scan.

 

The chest X ray show tracheal stent with 2 opaque ring markers superiorly and inferiorly. Patient failed tracheoplasty from the costal cartilage.

There is tracheal narrowing in the mid trachea on the sagittal reconstructed image of the CT scan.

Case Discussion

Tracheal stenosis is a known complication of tracheal intubation with an endotracheal tube. It is usually seen when there has been prolonged intubation with a cuffed ET tube.

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Case information

rID: 26793
Case created: 8th Jan 2014
Last edited: 11th Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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