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Traube's plugs

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Minute, dirty-greyish, ill-smelling caseous masses of various size, consisting of bacteria, granular debris, and fatty acid crystals, found in the sputum in cases of bronchiectasis or putrid bronchitis.


  • F. Dittrich:
    Über Lungenbrand infolge von Bronchialerweiterung. Erlangen, 1850.

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