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ALLMedicine™ Epiglottitis Center

Research & Reviews  101 results

Lessons of the month 2: Meningococcal epiglottitis and connective tissue disease associ...
Clinical Medicine (London, England); Cˇubelic D, Lochlainn DJM et. al.

Sep 12th, 2021 - A 68-year-old woman was referred for immunological investigation following an episode of meningococcal epiglottitis with associated septicaemia. Several years previously, she had been diagnosed with undifferentiated connective tissue disease. On i...

Beta-lactamase-negative ampicillin-resistant Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis i...
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Qureshi MA, Asad I et. al.

Aug 19th, 2021 - Haemophilus influenzae is a Gram-negative coccobacillus that can cause many different kinds of infection, ranging from mild ear infection to life-threatening diseases like epiglottitis and meningitis. Encapsulated type b Haemophilus influenzae was...

Epiglottitis in Patients With Preexisting Autoimmune Diseases: A Nationwide Case-Contro...
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal; Hsu CM, Tsai MS et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - The role of autoimmune diseases on the risk for acute epiglottitis remains uncertain. This study aimed to delineate the association between epiglottitis and autoimmune diseases using population database. A population-based retrospective study was ...

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

Jul 24th, 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 4th, 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...

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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 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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News  16 results

Fast Five Quiz: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

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

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

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...

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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