inspiratory stridor


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in·spi·ra·to·ry stri·dor

a crowing sound during the inspiratory phase of respiration due to pathology involving the upper respiratory tract especially at the epiglottis or larynx.

inspiratory stridor

n.
A crowing sound during the inspiratory phase of respiration during general anesthesia due to relaxation of the laryngeal muscles that maintain vocal cord abduction.

in·spi·ra·to·ry stri·dor

(in'spir-ă-tōr-ē strī'dŏr)
A crowing sound during the inspiratory phase of respiration due to illness or condition involving the epiglottis or larynx.

in·spi·ra·to·ry stri·dor

(in'spir-ă-tōr-ē strī'dŏr)
A pathologic crowing sound during the inspiratory phase of respiration.
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The child may have only a "croupy" or "seal-like" cough, or may present in various degrees of respiratory distress with inspiratory stridor, flaring of the ala nasi, and intercostal or supracostal retractions.
A 2-month-old boy was admitted for inspiratory stridor.
In our patient, the diagnosis was alluded to by the presence of very loud, characteristic inspiratory stridor, which was recognised by one of the anaesthetists as similar in presentation to another case more than 10 years earlier.
Other names for PVCM include episodic laryngeal dyskinesia, Munchausen's stridor, factitious asthma, functional inspiratory stridor, emotional laryngismus and vocal cord dysfunction (5,6).
As opined by the Anesthetist that intubation would be difficult and since the patient was in inspiratory Stridor, initial aspiration with vide bore needle was done to reduce the size of the cyst.
Her voice became hoarse and then muffled, and she developed moderate inspiratory stridor.
Transient mild inspiratory stridor developed 10 minutes after the operation.
In neonates the common presentation is various degrees of upper airway obstruction such as cyanosis, apnea, increased respiratory effort, chest retraction and inspiratory stridor.
We report a case of supraglottic hemangioma in a 2-month-old boy who had been admitted to our hospital with inspiratory stridor and dyspnea.
Our examination revealed that the child had inspiratory stridor.
A 63-year-old woman presented with a history of increasing inspiratory stridor and shortness of breath of several months' duration.
We describe a new case, which occurred in a patient with coexisting nasal rhinosporidiosis who presented with inspiratory stridor.

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