expiratory stridor

ex·pi·ra·to·ry stri·dor

a singing sound due to the semiapproximated vocal folds offering resistance to the escape of air or to tracheal or bronchial obstruction.

ex·pi·ra·to·ry stri·dor

(eks-pī'ră-tōr-ē strī'dŏr)
A singing sound due to the semiapproximated vocal folds offering resistance to the escape of air.
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Extra thoracic airflow turbulence produces inspiratory stridor while intrathoracic obstruction produces expiratory stridor.
His oxygen saturation was 94%, although he had inspiratory and expiratory stridor, a sternal tug and a pulsus paradoxus.
Auscultatory findings were; bilateral scattered ronchi, few crepts and expiratory stridor.
List of likely characterizations of breath sounds included on the form used in the present study Inspiratory stridor No stridor Expiratory stridor Stertor (snoring) Positional stridor Wheezing Biphasic stridor Hoarseness Table 2.
Upon examination, he was in mild distress, had inspiratory and expiratory stridor, with a pulse oximetry showing an oxygen saturation of 92% at room air.
At 1100h, the patient developed marked inspiratory and expiratory stridor which resolved with nebulised adrenaline, humidified air and another dose of intravenous hydrocortisone.
On physical examination, the child exhibited both inspiratory and expiratory stridor that worsened when he cried.
He had inspiratory and expiratory stridor, but did not have other signs of respiratory distress.
He was obese and exhibited inspiratory and expiratory stridor and dysphonia.
27) Consequently, the patient might experience inspiratory stridor, expiratory stridor, or an overlapping stridor with features of both.