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ALLMedicine™ Croup Center

Research & Reviews  201 results

Croup During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Omicron Variant Surge.
The Journal of Pediatrics; Tunҫ EM, Koid Jia Shin C et. al.

May 14th, 2022 - We conducted a retrospective review of medical records of croup patients seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately 50% underwent testing for SARS-CoV-2. During the Delta wave, 2.8% of those tested were SARS-CoV-2 positive; this increased to...


May 11th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Asthma is a common chronic disease worldwide and affects approximately 26 million persons in the United States. It is the most common chronic disease in childhood, affecting an estimated 7 million children. The pathophysiology ...

Croup Associated With SARS-CoV-2: Pediatric Laryngotracheitis During the Omicron Surge.
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Sharma S, Agha B et. al.

May 6th, 2022 - In this retrospective analysis, we describe weekly croup and corresponding viral prevalence patterns in a pediatric quaternary care system in metropolitan Atlanta. We characterize a series of 24 patients with croup associated with SARS-CoV-2 infec...

https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003565 10.1542/peds.2022-056492
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Dasdemir S, Uysal Yazici M et. al.

Apr 28th, 2022 - Although the most common symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in children are fever and cough, cases of croup associated with COVID-19 are reported in the literature and have increased sharply with the Omicron variant. We present severe...

Croup and COVID-19.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Almendra M, Pereira MP et. al.

Apr 17th, 2022 - Croup and COVID-19.|2022|Almendra M,Pereira MP,Gonçalves CS,Bonfadini M,Brites V,|

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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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Drugs  4 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Pharmacokinetic (PK) Evaluation of Bemotrizinol (6%) in a Sunscreen Maximum Usage Trial

Mar 14th, 2022 - This study is an open-label, randomized, 3-arm pivotal study to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of BEMT after multiple applications of a topical sunscreen formulation in healthy adult subjects.162 subjects will be enrolled (54 subjects per study dru...

Single Dose Oral Dexamethasone Versus Multi-dose Prednisolone in the Treatment of Acute Exacerbations of Asthma in Children

Oct 9th, 2018 - Asthma is a major cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality. In acute exacerbations of asthma, corticosteroids reduce relapses, subsequent hospital admission and the need for ß2-agonist therapy. Prednisolone is relatively short-acting with a half...

The Effect and Safety of Low Dose Nebulized Epinephrine in Croup

Jan 9th, 2018 - Croup is common illness presenting emergency department with dyspnea. The main treatment for croup is nebulized L-epinephrine and steroid. The study for the dose of nebulized L-epinephrine is restricted that the study of comparision between racemi...

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 ...

Nebulized Corticosteroid for Post Extubation Stridor in Children

Apr 27th, 2017 - The guideline for prevention and treatment of post-extubation stridor in children is inconclusive include Nebulized epinephrine and intravenous corticosteroid. Nebulized corticosteroid is alternative treatment for viral croup. the rationale of thi...

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News  30 results

Omicron Linked With Croup in Babies

Mar 18th, 2022 - (Reuters) - The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is causing a dramatic rise in cases of croup in babies and toddlers, new data suggest. From the start of the pandemic until mid-January 2022, emergency physicians at Boston Children's Hospital tre...

 'Dramatic' Fall in Hospital Admissions for Childhood Infections During Pandemic

Jan 13th, 2022 - Rates of hospital admissions for common and severe childhood infections in England underwent a "substantial" reduction in the first 12 months of COVID-19, a study found. Cases of influenza, bronchiolitis, and meningitis dipped as pandemic lockdown...

CDC Doesn't Yet See Signal Omicron Variant More Severe in Young Kids

Jan 10th, 2022 - (Reuters) - COVID-19 hospitalizations in young children have reached their highest level yet in the United States, as Omicron fuels a major surge in cases, but it is not clear yet whether the variant causes more severe disease in young children, t...

First Case Report of Croup Due to SARS-CoV-2 in 14-month-old

Dec 19th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - SARS-CoV-2 infection can cause croup, according to a new case report. The 14-month-old boy presented to a community emergency department with fever, cough and stridor, and did not have pneumonia or lower-respiratory-tra...

Fewer Community Hospitals Admit Kids With Common Ailments

Mar 18th, 2020 - (Reuters Health) - With hospital care for complex pediatric illnesses increasingly concentrated at large medical centers, children who go to local emergency departments for common problems like asthma, croup or gastroenteritis are more likely thes...

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Patient Education  6 results see all →