Tracheomalacia and bronchomalacia in 34 children: clinical and radiologic profiles and associations with other diseases.

@article{Yalcin2005TracheomalaciaAB,
  title={Tracheomalacia and bronchomalacia in 34 children: clinical and radiologic profiles and associations with other diseases.},
  author={Ebru Gunes Yalcin and Deniz Doğru and Uğur Ozçelik and N. Ya. Kiper and Ayşe Tana Aslan and Ahmet G{\"o}zaçan},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 9},
  pages={777-81}
}
We reviewed our experience on tracheomalacia (TM) and bronchomalacia (BM) in children who presented with chronic respiratory problems and evaluated their clinical and radiologic characteristics and their associations with other disorders. There were 26 males and 8 females with a median age of 9 months. The main symptoms were wheezing, persistent or recurrent pneumonia, and chronic cough. Atelectasis on chest radiograph was the most common sign. Of 23 children with TM, 1 had a double aortic arch… CONTINUE READING