Saber sheath trachea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
Keywords:COPD, GOLD, Saber sheath trachea
AbstractSaber sheath trachea is defined as an anteroposterior (sagittal) diameter of intrathoracic trachea exceeding to lateral (coronal) by a ratio of 2:1 as measured at the site 1 cm above the aortic arch and the extra thoracic trachea being normal. It is most commonly seen in males and is considered to be a diagnostic sign of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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