Surgical Management in Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica: A Case Study

Ishaan Dharia, Steven Bielamowicz

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Tracheobronchopathia Osteochondroplastica is a benign condition characterized by osseous and cartilaginous submucosal growths of the tracheobronchial tree. This is a case report of an individual that was to undergo elective surgery using general anesthesia with endotracheal tube intubation. However, the anesthesiologist encountered a large osseous mass of the precricoid region and could not be intubated. This case report describes the technique for removal of the obstructing lesion using a Sonopet ultrasonic aspirator. Laryngoscope, 131:E911–E913, 2021.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E911-E913
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica
  • bronchial disease
  • larynx
  • trachea
  • tracheal disease


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