Stridor in Children above 6 Months of

The patient above 6 months of age with a relatively short duration of symptoms (hours to days) characteristically has an acquired cause of stridor. Causes are either inflammatory, such as viral croup or epiglottitis, or noninflammatory, such as a foreign-body aspiration. The remainder of the chapter deals with the most common acquired causes of stridor: epiglottitis, peritonsillar abscess, viral croup, foreign-body aspiration, retropharyngeal abscess, and bacterial tracheitis ( Table 1.2.9-2).

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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