Laryngotracheobronchitis (ie, croup) is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract that causes varying degrees of airway obstruction but that. Croup, also known as laryngotracheobronchitis, is a type of respiratory infection that is usually Viral croup or acute laryngotracheitis is most commonly caused by parainfluenza virus (a member of the paramyxovirus family), primarily types 1 . BENSTEAD JG. The flora of bronchial secretions with particular reference to anaerobic cocci. Lancet. Feb 4;1()– [PubMed].

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Bleed, blister, and purge: Croup can be caused by a number of viruses including parainfluenza and influenza virus. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. Epiglottitisairway foreign bodybacterial tracheitis [3] [4].

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Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis in Children

There is still lack of agreement about the best methods of treatment; I think, therefore, that this phase of the subject is most worthy of discussion. Pediatrics Animal viral diseases Acute upper respiratory infections Lartngotracheobronchitis. Children with croup are generally kept as calm as possible. For Permissions, please email: Many cases of croup are preventable by immunization for influenza and diphtheria.


Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Atelectasis circulatory Pulmonary hypertension Pulmonary embolism Lung abscess. Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. BMJ Clinical research ed. Croup at Wikipedia’s sister projects. The physical examination revealed mild chest wall laryngotracheoronchitis and audible stridor, but no drooling or cyanosis.

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Stridor Inspiratory and expiratory stridor in a month child with croup. During the past ten years my associates and I have treated 17 patients with this condition. View large Download slide.

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Archived from the original on 4 July The word croup comes from the Early Modern English verb croupmeaning “to cry hoarsely”; the name was first applied to the disease in Scotland and popularized in the 18th century. Croup is typically diagnosed based on signs and laryngotrafheobronchitis.

Acute Laryngotracheobronchitis in Children

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Croup is usually deemed to be due to a viral infection.