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Tracheostomy - series—Normal anatomy

Tracheostomy - series

Overview

The trachea, or windpipe, carries air from the larynx to the bronchi and lungs.

Review Date 1/12/2019

Updated by: Jesse Borke, MD, CPE, FAAEM, FACEP, Attending Physician at Kaiser Permanente, Orange County, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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