epiglottitis

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inflammation of the epiglottis

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Acute supraglottitis in adults in Finland: Review and analysis of 308 cases.
This process develops more gradually than supraglottitis and may be accompanied by drooling, voice change, and fever.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa supraglottitis in a six-monthold child with severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.
Acute necrotizing supraglottitis is a rare airway emergency.
There are only seven cases of necrotizing supraglottitis reported in medical literature.
These structures include the aryepiglottic folds and the loose connective tissues in the pre-epiglottic and para-epiglottic spaces; hence, the alternate term acute supraglottitis.
A diagnosis of viral supraglottitis was made, and the patient was switched to acyclovir therapy; his symptoms resolved within several days.
Supraglottitis usually affects children, but it can also affect adults.
Examples of inspiratory stridor include epiglottitis (supraglottitis), laryngomalacia, and bacterial tracheitis.
This patient's condition is consistent with fulminant meningococcal supraglottitis. Supraglottitis implies involvement of the epiglottis and surrounding structures and is more commonly used to describe adult infection than is epiglottitis (1).
meningitidis has rarely been identified as a cause of supraglottitis or other deep neck infections.
We report a case of fulminant Supraglottitis with dramatic external cervical swelling due to associated cellulitis.
Supraglottitis is one possible complication of smoking crack cocaine.
We retrospectively reviewed the cases of23 adults and six children who had been given a presumed diagnosis of acute supraglottitis between 1987 and 1997.