laryngotracheobronchitis


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inflammation of the larynx and trachea and bronchial passageways

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17) The parainfluenza virus (PIV) is the second leading cause of bronchiolitis and the leadingcause of laryngotracheobronchitis or croup in children aged <5 years old.
Infectious croup may be viral, leading to laryngotracheobronchitis, or bacterial, leading to epiglottitis.
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.
Croup is a laryngotracheobronchitis that occurs mostly between the age of six months and three years, with a peak in the second year of life.
On December 26, 2006, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) received a report of a child hospitalized in an intensive care unit for severe chemical epiglottitis and laryngotracheobronchitis after swimming in an indoor motel swimming pool.
For generations, doctors have recommended using moist air--either warm or cold--to parents for treating their children with laryngotracheobronchitis (croup).
In the LRTI category, we included acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis, acute lower respiratory infections NOS, chest infections NOS, laryngotracheobronchitis, tracheobronchitis, bacterial and viral pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, influenzal pneumonia, and pneumonitis.
Laryngotracheitis must be distinguished from Laryngotracheobronchitis, which is bacterial in nature and is a "super-croup" that involves the bronchial airways and their attendant anatomical structures.