Papilloma

  • Etiology: human papilloma virus 6/11 acquired via birth canal
  • Imaging: single or multiple masses in larynx / trachea / bronchi
  • Complications: 5% spread to lungs
  • Clinical: second most common benign pediatric airway tumor

Cases of Papilloma

Radiograph and CXR of tracheobronchial papillomatosis
Lateral radiograph of the airway shows multiple polypoid lesions in the trachea. CXR shows multiple cystic lesions in the chest.
Gross pathology image of papillomas
Pathological image shows multiple white subglottic tracheal masses.