Pediatric Tracheobronchial Papillomatosis

  • Etiology: aerosolized during laser resection and spreading from airway to lung
  • Imaging: solid or cystic nodules (thin wall), bronchiectasis, mucous plugs
  • Complications: squamous cell carcinoma of lungs
  • Clinical: chronic cough, hemoptysis, infiltrates

Radiology Cases of Tracheobronchial Papillomatosis

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.