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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2011;28(2):192-195.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2011.28.2.192    Published online December 31, 2011.
A Case of Eosinophilic Bronchitis Associated with Tracheal Diverticulum.
Seung Hoon Yoo, Jae Ho Chung, Byung Soo Kang, Won Sik Kang, Won Jun Koh, Min Kyung Lee, Chan Sub Park
1Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Kwandong University, Goyang, Korea. pulmochung@kwandong.ac.kr
2Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, Kwandong University, Goyang, Korea.
Abstract
Tracheal diverticulum is relatively rare. It results from congenital or acquired weakness of the tracheal wall. Most cases are asymptomatic, but when symptoms are present, they are usually nonspecific. A 54-year-old man complained of sputum lasting for several months. Chest computed tomography showed an air-containing cystic structure in the trachea. Fiberoptic bronchoscopy demonstrated ostium arising from the right posterolateral wall at the trachea. Reported herein is a case of eosinophilic bronchitis associated with tracheal diverticulum.
Key Words: Trachea, Diverticulum, Eosinophilic bronchitis


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