Tracheal Deviation

Tracheal deviation is an abnormal visible deviation of the trachea to a different location or at the wrong angle. This is a serious symptom indicative of a number of life-threatening disorders that may progress quickly to respiratory distress. Seek ...

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Causes

Causes of tracheal deviation include:

  • Trachea injury
  • Tracheal fracture
  • Pneumothorax
  • Tension pneumothorax
  • Lung collapse
  • Atelectasis
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Kyphoscoliosis
  • Mediastinal tumor
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