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(Pediatric stridor)
(<6mo)
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===<6mo===
 
*[[Laryngotracheomalacia]]
 
*[[Laryngotracheomalacia]]
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**Accounts for 60%
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**Usually exacerbated by viral URI
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**Dx w/ flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy
 
*Vocal cord paralysis (weak cry)
 
*Vocal cord paralysis (weak cry)
 
*[[Subglottic stenosis]] (previous intubation)
 
*[[Subglottic stenosis]] (previous intubation)

Revision as of 16:50, 23 June 2019

Pediatric stridor

  • A minimal amount of edema or inflammation in the pediatric airway can result in significant obstruction
    • Can lead to rapid decompensation

<6mo

>6mo