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adult supraglottitis


Adult supraglottitis is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition, characterised by inflammation of the supraglottic structures of the.

Acute adult supraglottitis can be a serious, life-threatening disease because of its potential for sudden upper airway obstruction. Symptoms and signs of this disease may be nonspecific and may resemble those of upper respiratory tract infection. Unexplained sore throat with.

Description. An 87-year-old woman was brought by ambulance to the emergency department (ED) with fever and dyspnoea. There was audible stridor, and the.

Patient information factsheet. Acute epiglottitis and supraglottitis. Definitions. Epiglottitis is an inflammation of the epiglottis, which is the flap of cartilage that.

Torkkeli T, Ruoppi P, Nuutinen J, Kari A. Changed clinical course and current treatment of acute epiglottitis in adults a 12-year experience.