Tracheal stenosis is a narrowing of the trachea (windpipe) that is caused by an injury or a birth defect. Symptoms of tracheal stenosis can be present shortly after birth or develop after an acute injury to the trachea.
Paige was diagnosed with severe tracheal stenosis, a narrowing of the trachea. The only way to widen her airway was with a major surgery. But with only one lung, it would be incredibly risky.
The Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders is the only one of its kind in the Greater Philadelphia region. As part of one of the top-ranked and largest children’s hospitals in the U.S., we have cared for children from all over the country and beyond.