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Research & Reviews  118 results

Acute epiglottitis in a COVID-19 positive patient: A case report.
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Cordial P, Le T et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - There have been more than 178 million global cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with more than 3.8 million deaths worldwide [1]. COVID-19 can present with a wide variety of symptoms, and one rare manifestation that has ...

Ear, Nose, Throat: Beyond Pharyngitis: Retropharyngeal Abscess, Peritonsillar Abscess, ...
Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; Akhavan M

Jul 3rd, 2021 - Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) emergencies presenting with a chief complaint of pharyngitis can be due to infection, trauma, or postprocedure complications. The entities described in this article include retropharyngeal abscess, peritonsillar abscess...

Cannabis induced thermal epiglottitis in a pediatric patient.
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Rao SJ, Kirse DJ et. al.

Jun 7th, 2021 - Acute epiglottitis is an airway emergency presenting with edema and inflammation of the epiglottis and aryepiglottic folds [1]. Infectious and other non-infectious etiologies may cause significant airway injury presenting with similar clinical sym...

Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Epiglottitis: A Nested Case-Control Study.
The Laryngoscope; Kim SY, Min C et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - This study investigated the impacts of air pollution and meteorological factors on the occurrence of epiglottitis. A nested case-control study. Participants ≥40 years old in the Korean National Health Insurance Service-Health Screening Cohort were...

Acute epiglottitis: Analysis of U.S. mortality trends from 1979 to 2017.
American Journal of Otolaryngology; Allen M, Meraj TS et. al.

Jan 11th, 2021 - Evaluate trends in mortality due to acute epiglottitis before and after adoption of Haemophilus influenza Type b vaccination (Hib) in pediatric and adult populations. Patients who died from acute epiglottis from 1979 to 2017 identified using Natio...

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Guidelines  1 results

Acute subglottic laryngitis. Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical picture.
Advances in Respiratory Medicine; Mazurek H, Bręborowicz A et. al.

Nov 4th, 2019 - In about 3% of children, viral infections of the airways that develop in early childhood lead to narrowing of the laryngeal lumen in the subglottic region resulting in symptoms such as hoarseness, abarking cough, stridor, and dyspnea. These infect...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Study of TAK-816 in Healthy Infants

Mar 4th, 2013 - Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib) is one of the major causes of infectious meningitis in children, and can also cause sepsis, cellulitis, arthritis, epiglottitis, pneumonia and myelitis. TAK-816 is a conjugated Hib vaccine being tested in health...

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News  16 results

Fast Five Quiz: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Jan 21st, 2021 - Upper respiratory tract infection (URI) represents the most common acute illness evaluated in the outpatient setting. URIs range from the common cold — typically a mild, self-limited, catarrhal syndrome of the nasopharynx — to life-threatening ill...

Trump Got Therapies You Wouldn't Get -- And You're Better Off

Oct 5th, 2020 - Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to Impact Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I'm Dr F. Perry Wilson from the Yal...

Fast Five Quiz: Nasal Polyp Practice Essentials

May 13th, 2020 - Answer 2/5 Of the following, which condition is most commonly associated with multiple benign nasal polyps? Your peers chose: Epiglottitis 0% Bacterial pharyngitis 0% Rhinosporidiosis 0% Alcohol intolerance 0% The pathogenesis of nasal polyposis i...

Stridor in the Pediatric Patient

Oct 4th, 2018 - Evaluation Regardless of the etiology of stridor, efforts should be made to keep the patient calm (ie, allow the parent to keep holding a young child, limit any examination not absolutely necessary). Much of the examination can be completed from a.


Oct 6th, 2016 - Discussion While the incidence of pediatric epiglottitis has decreased since the introduction of the Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine in 1985, adult epiglottitis continues to represent a potentially life-threatening condition whose inci.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →