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ALLMedicine™ Epiglottitis Center

Research & Reviews  138 results

High risk and low prevalence diseases: Adult epiglottitis.
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...


Apr 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Epiglottitis is an acute inflammation in the supraglottic region of the oropharynx, with inflammation of the epiglottis, vallecula, arytenoids, and aryepiglottic folds (see the image below). [1] Anecdotally, George Washington p...

Severe spontaneous pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema precipita...
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

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...
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.
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

Effects of Lactobacillus Casei on Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Diseases in Adults

Nov 6th, 2017 - Probiotic can be defined as "live microorganisms that grant health effects to the host if consumed in sufficient amounts". Probiotic bacteria, which beneficially affect the host by improving the intestinal microbial balance, may affect the immune ...

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News  13 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...

Concurrent uvulitis and epiglottitis
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
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 →