Tracheal stenosis also known as (zarf nali ka suhkrna) is defined as the narrowing and constriction of the trachea windpipe. It may lead to shortness of breath. It is majorly developed due to following reasons:
- Injury to trachea after prolonged intubation
- Opening of the trachea for operation
- When the breathing tube is inserted into the trachea
Tracheal Stenosis Prevalence
Tracheal stenosis affects 4-13 % of adults and 1-8 % of neonates after prolonged intubation.