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Epiglottitis

DeLonga DMD - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Epiglottitis

History: 22 year old woman complaining of hoarseness and sore throat.

Findings: The lateral radiograph of the neck demonstrates a thickened epiglottis with edematous surrounding soft tissues.

Ddx: Differential diagnosis includes: -epiglottitis -tonsillitis -retropharangeal abscess -inhalational injury -laryngeal edema

Dxhow: Radiographically with clinical correlation.

Exam: Physical exam reveals a feverish young woman with mild stridor and tenderness to palpation at the anterior neck.

No MeSH data available.


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Epiglottitis

DeLonga DMD - MedPix (2006)

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Epiglottitis

History: 22 year old woman complaining of hoarseness and sore throat.

Findings: The lateral radiograph of the neck demonstrates a thickened epiglottis with edematous surrounding soft tissues.

Ddx: Differential diagnosis includes: -epiglottitis -tonsillitis -retropharangeal abscess -inhalational injury -laryngeal edema

Dxhow: Radiographically with clinical correlation.

Exam: Physical exam reveals a feverish young woman with mild stridor and tenderness to palpation at the anterior neck.

No MeSH data available.