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Non-neoplastic lesions

Post-tracheostomy atypia

Reviewer: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 February 2013, last major update October 2012
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● Atypical cells in trachea; may also occur in bronchi
● May be due to effect of dry air on tracheal mucosa

Differential diagnosis

● Squamous cell dysplasia/carcinoma in situ

End of Trachea > Non-neoplastic lesions > Post-tracheostomy atypia

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