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Trachea

Non-neoplastic lesions

Necrotizing sialometaplasia


Reviewer: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 February 2013, last major update October 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● More commonly seen in palate
● Due to prolonged intubation

Case reports
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● Three cases involving submucosal glands in the trachea following prolonged translaryngeal intubation (Histopathology 1992;21:280)

Clinical images
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Palate: ulcers

Micro images
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Palate: necrotizing inflammatory process

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