Cite this page: Handra-Luca, A. Tracheopathia osteoplastica. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/tracheatracheopathia.html. Accessed November 19th, 2017.
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
- 64 year old woman (Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp 1999;50:164)