The number of rings in the trachea of the boto was 16, in the tracheal bronchus there were 24 rings and on the right and left main bronchi there were 30 and 55 rings, respectively.
The tracheal bronchus of the boto and tucuxi is inserted into the apex of the right pulmonary lobe near the insertion of the main right bronchus.
In addition to this, lung cancer cases accompanying this rarely seen anomaly have been stated in literature and this case in which tracheal bronchus and undifferentiated large-cell carcinoma association was seen as the first one in literature.
A case of carcinoma developing from the base of an anomalous tracheal bronchus.
A tracheal bronchus also may have important implications for airway management and lung isolation during general anesthesia for other thoracic procedures?
Because tracheal bronchus, while uncommon and usually asymptomatic, may be associated with significant morbidity and possibly mortality, clinicians should keep this anomaly in mind when evaluating a patient with recurrent symptoms localized to the right upper lobe region.
The bronchogram confirmed a right tracheal bronchus (Fig.
Tracheal bronchus is also referred to as bronchus suis or pig's bronchus (as it is a normal finding in pigs and some ruminant animals).
Vredevoe LA, Brechner T, Moy P Obstruction of anomalous tracheal bronchus with endotracheal intubation.
Does the presence of a tracheal bronchus affect the margin of safety of double-lumen tube placement?