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Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica and Lung Carcinoma: A Rare Combination

Mulukoju Ravindra Chari, Pratap Upadhya, Leo Sneha, Pampa Toi

Keywords : Bronchoscopy, Lung neoplasm, Osteochondrodysplasias

Citation Information : Chari MR, Upadhya P, Sneha L, Toi P. Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica and Lung Carcinoma: A Rare Combination. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2022; 64 (2):101-103.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-11007-0010

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 08-07-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica is a rare benign idiopathic disorder of unknown cause affecting the large airways. Bronchoscopy and computed tomography (CT) of the thorax establish the diagnosis, but biopsy is confirmatory. We describe a case of tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica, rarely associated with lung cancer. There should be a high index of suspicion of tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica, especially in patients with malignancy; as it can easily be missed in a patient with lung malignancy.

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