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Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Airways
Juliana Bueno, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
            • Definitions

              • Most common primary malignant tracheal neoplasm
              • Arises from surface airway epithelium

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Junker K: Pathology of tracheal tumors. Thorac Surg Clin. 24(1):7-11, 2014
                                    2. Kang EY: Large airway diseases. J Thorac Imaging. 26(4):249-62, 2011
                                    3. Abbate G et al: A primary squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea: case report and review of the literature. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 30(4):209, 2010
                                    4. Honings J et al: Clinical aspects and treatment of primary tracheal malignancies. Acta Otolaryngol. 130(7):763-72, 2010
                                    5. Javidan-Nejad C: MDCT of trachea and main bronchi. Radiol Clin North Am. 48(1):157-76, 2010
                                    6. Lee KS et al: Update on multidetector computed tomography imaging of the airways. J Thorac Imaging. 25(2):112-24, 2010
                                    7. Ferretti GR et al: Imaging of tumors of the trachea and central bronchi. Radiol Clin North Am. 47(2):227-41, 2009
                                    8. Gaissert HA et al: Treatment of tracheal tumors. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 21(3):290-5, 2009
                                    9. Boiselle PM: Imaging of the large airways. Clin Chest Med. 29(1):181-93, vii, 2008
                                    10. Macchiarini P: Primary tracheal tumours. Lancet Oncol. 7(1):83-91, 2006
                                    11. Gaissert HA: Primary tracheal tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 13(2):247-56, 2003
                                    12. Parsons RB et al: Radiographic assessment of airway tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 13(1):63-77, v-vi, 2003
                                    13. Mathisen DJ: Tracheal tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 6(4):875-98, 1996
                                    14. Worrell JA: Radiology of the central airways. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 28(4):701-20, 1995
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            • Diagnostic Checklist

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Abbreviations

                                                • Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Most common primary malignant tracheal neoplasm
                                                • Arises from surface airway epithelium

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                                      • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                  • Consider

                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Junker K: Pathology of tracheal tumors. Thorac Surg Clin. 24(1):7-11, 2014
                                                                      2. Kang EY: Large airway diseases. J Thorac Imaging. 26(4):249-62, 2011
                                                                      3. Abbate G et al: A primary squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea: case report and review of the literature. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 30(4):209, 2010
                                                                      4. Honings J et al: Clinical aspects and treatment of primary tracheal malignancies. Acta Otolaryngol. 130(7):763-72, 2010
                                                                      5. Javidan-Nejad C: MDCT of trachea and main bronchi. Radiol Clin North Am. 48(1):157-76, 2010
                                                                      6. Lee KS et al: Update on multidetector computed tomography imaging of the airways. J Thorac Imaging. 25(2):112-24, 2010
                                                                      7. Ferretti GR et al: Imaging of tumors of the trachea and central bronchi. Radiol Clin North Am. 47(2):227-41, 2009
                                                                      8. Gaissert HA et al: Treatment of tracheal tumors. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 21(3):290-5, 2009
                                                                      9. Boiselle PM: Imaging of the large airways. Clin Chest Med. 29(1):181-93, vii, 2008
                                                                      10. Macchiarini P: Primary tracheal tumours. Lancet Oncol. 7(1):83-91, 2006
                                                                      11. Gaissert HA: Primary tracheal tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 13(2):247-56, 2003
                                                                      12. Parsons RB et al: Radiographic assessment of airway tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 13(1):63-77, v-vi, 2003
                                                                      13. Mathisen DJ: Tracheal tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 6(4):875-98, 1996
                                                                      14. Worrell JA: Radiology of the central airways. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 28(4):701-20, 1995