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Table 1 Pathologic diagnoses in 16 patients with stenoses at brochoscopy

From: Tumoral and non-tumoral trachea stenoses: evaluation with three-dimensional CT and virtual bronchoscopy

Diagnosis No of patients (n = 16) No of stenosis (n = 21)
Malignant diseases (n = 11)
Invasion by adjacent cancer   
   -Lung cancer 6 6
   -Thyroid cancer 2 2
   -Esophageal cancer 2 2
Metastases   
   -Small cell carcinoma 1 4
Benign disease (n = 5)
Tumors   
   -Hamartoma 1 1
   -Papillomatosis 1 3
Post tracheal intubation stenoses 3 3