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ALLMedicine™ Epiglottitis Center

Research & Reviews  144 results

High risk and low prevalence diseases: Adult epiglottitis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2022.04.018
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Bridwell RE, Koyfman A et. al.

May 1st, 2022 - Adult epiglottitis is a serious condition that carries with it a high rate of morbidity and even mortality due to airway occlusion. This review highlights the pearls and pitfalls of epiglottitis in adult patients, including diagnosis, initial resu...

Severe spontaneous pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema precipita...
https://doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivac079
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery; Ye F, Fu Q et. al.

Apr 1st, 2022 - We report a patient with severe spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM), pneumothorax and widespread subcutaneous emphysema with acute epiglottitis after inhaling pepper spray. The effects of pepper spray, which is a lachrymatory agent, on the respira...

Haemophilus Infections
https://www.merckmanuals.com/en-pr/professional/infectious-diseases/gram-negative-bacilli/haemophilus-infections

Apr 1st, 2022 - The gram-negative bacteria Haemophilus species cause numerous mild and serious infections, including bacteremia, meningitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, otitis media, cellulitis, and epiglottitis. Diagnosis is by culture and serotyping. Treatment is wit...

Haemophilus Infections
https://www.merckmanuals.com/en-ca/professional/infectious-diseases/gram-negative-bacilli/haemophilus-infections

Apr 1st, 2022 - The gram-negative bacteria Haemophilus species cause numerous mild and serious infections, including bacteremia, meningitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, otitis media, cellulitis, and epiglottitis. Diagnosis is by culture and serotyping. Treatment is wit...

Association Between Systemic Corticosteroid Use and Mortality in Patients with Epiglott...
https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.30110
The Laryngoscope; Kimura Y, Jo T et. al.

Mar 20th, 2022 - To clarify whether treatment with systemic corticosteroids at a certain dose was associated with better outcomes in patients with epiglottitis requiring airway management (tracheotomy or airway intubation). This was a retrospective cohort study on...

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Guidelines  1 results

Acute subglottic laryngitis. Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical picture.
https://doi.org/10.5603/ARM.2019.0056
Advances in Respiratory Medicine; Mazurek H, Bręborowicz A et. al.

Nov 5th, 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
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01379846

Mar 5th, 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  14 results

Fast Five Quiz: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/944146

Jan 22nd, 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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938541

Oct 6th, 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
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/930196_3

May 14th, 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...

Concurrent uvulitis and epiglottitis
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/121160/infectious-diseases/concurrent-uvulitis-and-epiglottitis?channel=162
William Shomali, MD, Katherine Holman, MD

Oct 1st, 2016 - A 66-year-old woman presented with fever, cough, odynophagia, and anterior neck pain. Figure 1.

Epiglottic cysts in clinical practice
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/108344/dermatology/epiglottic-cysts-clinical-practice?channel=162
Zacharias Vourexakis, MD

May 1st, 2016 - Figure 1. Anterior-superior view of the epiglottis, with arrows pointing to the cysts.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →