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Glossary for Stridor in children

Medical terms related to Stridor in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Allergies: Immune system over-reaction to various substances.
  • Blaichman syndrome: A very rare genetic disorder characterized by a malformation where there is an opening between the trachea and esophagus. Webbing of the fifth finger is also present.
  • Breath sound symptoms: Breathing sounds like wheezing or stridor.
  • Breath symptoms: Breath-related symptoms including breath odor
  • Breathing symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Chronic stridor in children: Chronic stridor in children refers to an ongoing, abnormal high-pitched sound made during breathing in a child.
  • Croup: A condition characterized by an acute partial obstruction of the upper airway on young children
  • Diphtheria: Infectious bacterial respiratory disease
  • Enlarged adenoids: Enlargement of the adenoid glands, which lie in the oropharynx.
  • Enlarged tonsils: Enlargement of the tonsils, which are glands found in the oropharynx.
  • Epiglottitis: is the inflammation of the epiglottis and is a medical emergency
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Gay-Feinmesser-Cohen syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by short stature, congenital heart disease and an abnormal membrane of tissue across the larynx.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Laryngeal cleft: A rare birth defect where there is an abnormal opening between the larynx and esophagus which allows food to get into the airways and even the lungs. The severity of the condition is determined by the size of the opening.
  • Laryngomalacia: A condition where abnormal softness of laryngeal structures causes breathing difficulty and stridor.
  • Laryngospasm: spasm of the muscles of the larynx
  • Laryngotracheobronchitis: An acute condition which is characterized by a respiratory infection that affects the larynx, trachea, and bronchus.
  • Lung sound symptoms: Sounds originating from the lungs.
  • Lung symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both lungs.
  • Macroglossia: An enlarged tongue out or proportion to the size of the mouth.
  • Metabolic disorder: occurs when abnormal chemical reactions occur in the body
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Respiratory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the breathing systems.
  • Retropharyngeal abscess: The high mortality rate of retropharyngeal abscess is owing to its association with airway obstruction
  • Sinusitis: Inflammation of the sinus passages (as a symptom)
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Stridor: Noisy breathing such as wheezing
  • Systemic disorders: diseases that involve many organs or the entire body
  • Throat symptoms: Symptoms affecting the throat
  • Tonsillitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the tonsils
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis: Paralysis of the vocal cords leading to a change in voice or loss of ability to speak.
  • Vocal cord paralysis: Paralysis of the vocal cords leading to a change in voice or loss of ability to speak.

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