Trachea
Nonneoplastic lesions
Tracheobronchitis

Author: Adriana Handra-Luca, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 November 2017, last major update October 2012

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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
tracheobronchitis
due to H1N1 infection