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  1. Epiglottitis is inflammation of the epiglottis. This is the tissue that covers the trachea (windpipe). Epiglottitis is a life-threatening disease.
  2. Epiglottitis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  3. ... can swell shut, a potentially deadly condition called epiglottitis . ... Respiratory distress Respiratory arrest Epiglottitis Bacterial tracheitis Atelectasis (collapse of part of the lung) Dehydration
  4. Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    ... responsible for childhood illnesses such as meningitis and epiglottitis (swelling of the epiglottis in the back of ... a headache, a stiff neck, and back pain. Epiglottitis is a rare but serious inflammation in the ...
  5. Haemophilus Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Haemophilus is the name of a group of bacteria. There are several types of Haemophilus. They can cause different types of illnesses involving breathing, bones and ...
  6. ... Croup Diagnostic tests such as bronchoscopy or laryngoscopy Epiglottitis , inflammation of the cartilage that covers the trachea ( ... Sobol SE, Zapata S. Epiglottitis and croup. Otolaryngol Clin North Am . 2008;41(3);551-566.
  7. Throat Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your throat is a tube that carries food to your esophagus and air to your windpipe and larynx. The technical name for throat is pharynx. Throat problems are ...
  8. ... Inflammation of the tissue that covers the windpipe (epiglottitis) Problem with the curve of the upper spine ... Roosevelt GE. Acute inflammatory upper airway obstruction (croup, epiglottitis, laryngitis, and bacterial tracheitis). In: Kliegman RM, Behrman ...
  9. X-Ray Exam: Neck (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... detect a swollen epiglottis (a condition known as epiglottitis), which is rare, or swelling in the tissues ...
  10. ... responsible for meningitis, periorbital cellulitis, buccal cellulitis and epiglottitis, septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, pericarditis, and bacteremia. The small ...
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