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

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • 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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