Disease Information for Choanal atresia, posterior

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Feeding/swallowing difficulties/infant
Mouth breathing/Mouth kept open
Apnea In Children
Apnea In Infants/Newborn
Dyspnea
Rapid Breathing
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Wheezing
Nose blocked/bilateral (sign)
Nose blocked/stuffy
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Snoring
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Stridor infant Child
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Recurrent pneumonia Child
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Infant
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Infant
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Apnea
Choanal atresia
Nasal obstruction
Obstructive sleep apnea/Children
Pneumonia, recurrent
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Respiratory neonatal distress syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
Definition

Blockage of posterior nasal passage with congenital inability to breathe nasally; can be fatal; surgical treatment eventual; respiratory emergency in newborn

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