Bronchial stenosis due to endobronchial tuberculosis: successful treatment with self-expanding metallic stent.


Endobronchial tuberculosis is present in 10-40% of patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis, and more than 90% of the patients with endobronchial tuberculosis have some degree of bronchial stenosis. The primary treatment for tuberculous bronchial stenosis is antituberculous chemotherapy combined with steroids, but some patients do not respond well, and… (More)