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Case of Tracheal Diverticulum and Bronchiectasis
Payam Mehrian , Ali Cheraghvandi , Firouzeh Talischi , Saeid Fallah-Tafti
Department of Medicine, Tobacco Prevention and Control Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (NRITLD), Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , saeidf_tafti@yahoo.com
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Tracheal diverticulum is a rarely encountered entity usually diagnosed incidentally on CT scan. It may be asymptomatic or may present with recurrent respiratory infections or other symptomatology. Here we report a 59-year-old baker presented with shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production that had tracheal diverticulum in association with bronchiectasis on HRCT which has rarely been reported in the literature.

Keywords: Trachea, Diverticulum, Bronchiectasis
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Internal Medicine
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Mehrian P, Cheraghvandi A, Talischi F, Fallah-Tafti S. Case of Tracheal Diverticulum and Bronchiectasis. ZJRMS. 2015; 17 (1) :53-54
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