Tracheobronchomalacia

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Tracheobronchomalacia is a condition where the rings of the trachea and bronchus take on an abnormal shape, leading to laxity and collapse during breathing/coughing. Causes of this condition include genetic factors, collagen diseases, vascular malformations, chronic inflammation. In this video speaker discusses the anatomy of the trachea, the anatomic abnormalities in tracheobronchomalacia and the therapeutic options for patients with this condition.
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