Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of relapsing polychondritis (RP) with tracheal obstruction?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Nicholas Compton, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Causes include the following:

  • Trauma (eg, strangulation)
  • Prolonged intubation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Granulomatosis with polyangiitis
  • Endoluminal malignancy
  • Tuberculosis/sarcoidosis webs

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