congenital laryngeal stridor


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Related to congenital laryngeal stridor: Laryngomalacia

congenital laryngeal stridor

Etymology: L, congenitus, born with; Gk, larynx + L, stridens, a grating noise
a harsh respiratory sound that some infants make the first weeks after birth.

crowing

Cantus galli, laryngismus stridulus Pediatrics Noisy respiratory 'cawing', stridor and severe respiratory distress
Crowing, causes of
Congenital laryngeal stridor Crowing may be the first sign of congenital epiglottic and superglottic deformity or flabbiness–laryngomalacia and tracheomalacia with collapse and partial inspiratory airway obstruction, a condition more common in ♂; during the paroxysms, the children are hoarse, aphonic, dyspneic, have inspiratory muscle retractions and if prolonged, fail to thrive
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Others, eg branchial cleft cysts, chondromalacia, congenital goiter, croup, intraluminal webs, laryngeal masses, lymphangioma, macroglossia, mandibular hypoplasia, mucus retention cysts, Pierre-Robin syndrome, and thyroglossal duct remnants 

congenital laryngeal stridor

Stridor present at birth, resulting from laryngomalacia.
See also: stridor
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