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Trachea

Non-neoplastic lesions

Tracheobronchitis


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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● Due to tracheostomy, ventilators, other causes (viral, bacterial, chemical or physical irritants)

Gross description
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● Necrotic ulceration at tracheostomy opening

Micro description
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● Erythematous mucosa

Micro images
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Necrotizing tracheobronchitis due to H1N1 infection (figure b)

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