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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sometimes: Airway issues in infants such as noisy breathing on inspiration can be due to a.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rubbery airway: The pipe like quality airways need to channel air is somewhat rubbery in kids. In some infants, the airway is so rubbery that it can cave in on itself ... Read More
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Dr. James Sidman
40 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Uncommon: Tracheomalacia is collapse of the trachea (the windpipe) and is often confused with laryngomalacia which is collapse of the voicebox (which is above t ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Forceful exhalation: Breathing out too forcefully can make the effect of tracheomalacia worse ... Also weight gain that causes the fat in the mediastinum around the trache ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Rare: Tracheomalacia is a rare complication following prolonged endotracheal intubation for any reason and results from compromise of the arterial circulati ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Tracheomalacia: ... Is weakness or floppiness of the cartilage of the trachea that results in narrowing or collapse of the trachea when you breathe in. It can be some ... Read More
A 1-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Tracheomalacia: Flaccidity of the tracheal walls secondary to defective cartilaginous rings. Bronchomalacia: Flaccidity of the bronchial wall seconda ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cooke
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Tracheomalacia: Tracheomalacia is the collapsing of the trachea (the tube that brings air from the back of the throat to the lungs) with breathing in (inspiration). ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Weak tracheal cartil: Weakening of the cartilage "rings" along the front of the trachea, which causes the trachea to flatten ... Some consider invagination of the soft back ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Tracheal flattening: Usually do to weakness of the cartilage "rings" along front wall of trachea. Usually these cartilage rings are u-shaped and prop the trachea open. S ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Respiratory issues: Tracheomalacia is a weakness of the supportive cartilage of the windpipe (trachea) which can present as difficulty breathing (stridor) usually present ... Read More

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