epiglottitis


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inflammation of the epiglottis

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Numerous studies on adult epiglottitis revealed that diabetes mellitus was the major comorbid condition in AE patients and an independent risk factor for severe epiglottitis.
Patient Month Infection Outcome community age, mo of Hib diagnosis 1, A 13 Jan Septic arthritis Recovered 2, B 24 Feb Epiglottitis Died 3, B 13 May Septic arthritis Recovered Patient no.
Diagnoses included multi-trauma (2), carotid surgery (2), epiglottitis (2), sepsis (1), stroke (1), airway obstruction (1), myelitis (1), laryngeal cancer (1), and difficulty with intubation during surgery (1).
Fulminant epiglottitis with evolution to necrotizing soft tissue infections and fasciitis due to Aeromonas hydrophila.
If the child has a raised temperature and is drooling saliva or appears toxic, bacterial tracheitis or epiglottitis should also be considered and immediately transferred to the hospital.
Helen collapsed at her home in Hardwick, Stockton, after being struck down with epiglottitis.
We have also seen shifting trends in throat infection where severe life-threatening epiglottitis or supraglotitis affects an older immune compromised group of patients in their late teens or early twenties, needing prompt airway management.
Infectious croup may be viral, leading to laryngotracheobronchitis, or bacterial, leading to epiglottitis.
In Sao Paulo State, the records of mortality from acute respiratory infections (colds, ear infection, sinusitis, tonsillitis, lower respiratory tract problems, epiglottitis, bronchitis, and pneumonia) are also significant, occupying the third place in pediatric population.
Intubation although difficult due to edema of the oropharynx and epiglottitis was achieved and he was admitted to the intensive care unit.
Acute inflamotory upper airway obstruction (croup, epiglottitis, loryngitis and bacterial trakeitis.
The features and characteristics of necrotizing epiglottitis are discussed with review of all previously reported cases.
There is a small rick that epiglottitis, a small flap-like structure in the throat becomes infected and swollen and may block the airway completely.
Haemophilus influenzae epiglottitis is a clinical diagnosis substantiated by culture.
In this preventable outbreak, five persons required medical attention, including a six-year-old boy who was hospitalized in a pediatric intensive care unit for severe chemical epiglottitis and laryngotracheobronchitis.