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Possible Causes For Upper airway Obstruction - Causes


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Pharyngeal trauma
Larynx fracture
Strangulation/accident or intentional
Tracheobronchial tear/injury
Trachea injury
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Burn, inhalation
Esophageal burn
Infected organ, Abscesses
Abscess, parapharyngeal
Epiglottitis, acute
Peritonsillar abscess
Laryngotracheobronchitis, acute
Tracheitis, acute
Abscess, retropharyngeal
Ludwigs angina
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Larynx granuloma
Neoplastic Disorders
Larynx polyp
Tracheobronchial neoplasms
Carcinoma throat/vallecular
Carcinoma, laryngeal
Carcinoma, nasopharynx
Carcinoma, pharynx
Larynx carcinoma, extrinsic.
Larynx papilloma, juvenile
Larynx, carcinoma, spindle cell
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Angioedema/Angioneurotic edema
Tracheitis, allergic
Laryngeal allergy
Idiopathic Anaphylactoid Reactions/Recurrent
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Hallermann-Streiff-Francois syndrome
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Angioedema/Angioneurotic edema, hereditary
Treacher Collins syndrome
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Acro-osteolysis/Hadju-Cheney Syndrome
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Airway obstruction
Aspiration of vomitus
Aspiration oropharyngeal contents
Foreign body, larynx
Foreign body, throat
Foreign body, trachea
Upper airway obstruction
Trachea, stenosis
Esophageal Zenker's diverticulum
Pharyngoesophageal pulsion diverticulum
Subglottic stenosis
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Laryngospasm, acute
Bilateral vocal cord paralysis
Vocal cord dysfunction
Vocal cord paralysis
Reference to Organ System
Laryngeal edema
Laryngeal lesions
Laryngeal recurrent nerve bilat. paral.
Laryngeal nerve, recurrent, paralysis
Heirarchical Major Groups
Larynx disorders
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Cholinergic crisis toxidrome
Smoke inhalation
Crude oil ingestion/aspiration
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Chemical burn/esophagus
Chemical/caustic oral burn
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)