... can swell shut, a potentially deadly condition called epiglottitis . ... Respiratory distress Respiratory arrest Epiglottitis Bacterial tracheitis Atelectasis (collapse of part of the lung) Dehydration
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... 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 ...
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... 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.
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... 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 ...
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