Nonneoplastic lesions
Tracheopathia osteoplastica

Topic Completed: 1 October 2012

Revised: 5 April 2019

Copyright: 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Tracheopathia osteoplastica

Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D.
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Cite this page: Handra-Luca A. Tracheopathia osteoplastica. website. Accessed June 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare disorder in which exophytic osteocartilaginous nodules arise from inner surface of tracheal ring cartilage and are connected to one another by fibrous struts, forming an incomplete cylinder of fibro-osteocartilaginous tissue superficial to the tracheal rings
  • Lesions are rarely diffuse and extensive
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Bronchial involvement: bone tissue
with hematopoietic cells in bronchial
mucous membrane, part of tissue
has coalesced with bronchus cartilage

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