ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Tracheal web presentation with slow progression
Alpay Sarper1, Ömer Özbudak2, Abid Demircan1
1Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Antalya, Türkiye
2Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Antalya, Türkiye
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.130
Postintubation tracheal web is a rare, but serious problem. The symptoms, which depend on the degree of the stenosis, may begin in a few months and increase with the rapid progression of the stenosis. In this article, we present a case of postintubation tracheal web which leading to late symptoms despite a 75% obstruction of the lumen with slow progression.
Keywords : Postintubation tracheal stenosis; trachea; tracheal web
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