Disease Information for Epiglottitis, acute

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Gagging
Odynophagia/Pain on swallowing/Phagadynia
Drooling
Stiff neck/Nuchal rigidity
Acute Cough in Children
Breath Sounds Decreased
Bronchospasm signs
Cough
Cough Acute
Dyspnea
Noisy Breathing
Perched posture/child
Retraction of intercostal muscles
Shortness of breath/SOB
Sudden onset dyspnea
Wheezing
Constriction throat/Pharyngeal dystonia
Difficult intubations/anatomic
Difficulty speaking/phonating
Frequent Gagging Choking Clearing throat
Hoarseness
Laryngeal pain/Aphonia
Larynx Pain
Sore Throat in Children
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Stridor (Inspiratory noise)
Stridor infant Child
Throat Conditions
Voice Alteration
Voice Alteration in Children
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in kids
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Wheeze Cough Dyspnea Infant
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Lethal Potential
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Population/Infant male
Population/Male
Population/Preschool child/boy
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Laryngoscopy/Abnormalities
X-RAY
Xray/Subglottic narrowing/lateral neck
Xray/Soft tissue neck/lateral abnormal
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Neck abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Angioedema/angioneurotic edema
Croup (tracheobronchitis)
Diphtheria
Peritonsillar abscess
Pertussis
Tracheitis, acute
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Airway obstruction
Airway obstruction/Children
Asphyxia/suffocation
Cricopharyngeal achalasia/dilatation
Death Outcome
Epiglottitis, acute
Laryngitis, acute
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Tracheitis, acute
Upper airway Obstruction
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Glottic obstruction/partial
Pathophysiology/Upper airway narrowing
Process
PROCESS/Acute infection (ex).
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Acute
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
SX/Emergency cricothyrotomy
SX/Tracheotomy
Other Treatments
TX/Endotracheal airway.
TX/Infection/isolation/quarantine
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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