Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Case ReportVolume 4 Issue 8

Secondary Tracheal Stenosis Due to Clavicular Osteophytosis: A Clinical Case

V Aleksiev1,4*, A Chapkunov2,4, B Yavorov1,4, G Kostov2,5, S Kartev3,4, H Stoev1,6 and Z Vazhev1,4

1Medical University Plovdiv, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bulgaria
2Medical University Plovdiv, Department of Special Surgery, Bulgaria
3First Department of Internal Diseases, Section of Pneumology and Phthisiatrics, Bulgaria
4Thoracic Surgery Clinic, Umhat Kaspela, Bulgaria
5General Surgery Clinic, Umhat Kaspela, Bulgaria
6Department of Cardiology with Invasive Cardiology, Umhat Pulmed, Bulgaria

*Corresponding Author: V Aleksiev, Medical University Plovdiv, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bulgaria.

Received: June 27, 2023; Published: July 20, 2023


The clavicula is a long bone, forming the shoulder, and located in close proximity to vascular elements, nerves, the esophagus and trachea. Bearing in mind the delicate relation to nearby structures, lesions to the clavicle and sternoclavicular joint are a cause of compression and trauma to key anatomical structures. In this paper we will present a case of a clinically evident tracheal compression, as a result of osteophytic deposits around the head of the clavicle and will also share our experience and conclusions regarding the surgical treatment of this pathology.

Keywords: Shoulder; Clavicle; Rib


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Citation: V Aleksiev., et al. “Secondary Tracheal Stenosis Due to Clavicular Osteophytosis: A Clinical Case". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 4.8 (2023): 22-24.

Copyright: © 2023 V Aleksiev., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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