Papilloma

  • Etiology: birth canal aspiration of human papilloma virus
  • Imaging: subglottic tracheal mass
  • Complications: 5% spread from larynx to trachea, less than 1% spread from larynx to lungs
  • Clinical: most common laryngeal tumor of childhood

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.