Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome occurs as a result of tracheal stenosis caused by a tumor arising in or impinging upon the trachea.


The tracheal stenosis syndrome consists of the following features:

(1) presence of a tumor arising from or impinging upon the trachea

(2) presence of clinical features (see below)

(3) absence of alternative explanation for the symptoms

(4) clinical improvement after treatment of the tracheal tumor


Clinical features of the tracheal stenosis syndrome:

(1) dyspnea

(2) cough

(3) wheezing

(4) stridor

(5) variable hemoptysis


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