congenital stridor

con·gen·i·tal stri·dor

crowing inspiration occurring at birth or within the first few months of life; sometimes without apparent cause and sometimes due to abnormal flaccidity of epiglottis or arytenoids.
Synonym(s): laryngeal stridor

con·gen·i·tal stri·dor

(kŏn-jen'i-tăl strī'dŏr)
Crowing inspiration occurring at birth or within the first few months of life; sometimes without apparent cause and sometimes due to abnormal flaccidity of epiglottis or arytenoids.
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Congenital right-sided vagus and hypoglossal nerve paralysis (Tapia syndrome) as the cause of congenital stridor [in German].
Congenital stridor was reported as early as 1853 by two French physicians, Rilliet and Barthez.
If a conclusive diagnosis cannot be reached, direct rigid laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy with general anesthesia should be performed in the operating room, where definitive diagnosis and treatment may be achieved, In this article, we report a rare cause of congenital stridor caused by an ectopic thymic cyst in the subglottic area.

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