Saber-sheath trachea | definition of saber-sheath trachea by Medical dictionary
a type of tracheal collapse seen in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in which an increase if found in the outer posterior tracheal dimension with side-to-side narrowing involving the lower two thirds of the trachea.
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is a common acquired morphologic abnormality of the intrathoracic trachea, occurring frequently in men with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.