Larynx, hypopharynx & trachea
Benign tumors / nonneoplastic

Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Revised: 26 November 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Tracheobronchitis [title] "loattrfree full text"[sb]

Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Cite this page: Handra-Luca A. Tracheobronchitis. website. Accessed December 14th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Due to tracheostomy, ventilators, other causes (viral, bacterial, chemical or physical irritants)
Gross description
  • Necrotic ulceration at tracheostomy opening
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Erythematous mucosa
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Fig. B.: Necrotizing
due to H1N1 infection

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