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Plastic bronchitis is characterized by the formation of bronchial casts that form in airways with the potential to cause obstruction. It is most commonly seen in pediatric patients with cyanotic heart disease. It is rare in adults, especially those without chronic lung or rheumatologic disease.


© 2019 American College of Chest Physicians. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Publication Title

CHEST Annual Meeting



Academic Level

medical student

Mentor/PI Department

Medical Education



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