idiopathic subglottic stenosis

idiopathic subglottic stenosis

narrowing of the infraglottic lumen, of unknown cause; apparently occurring only in women.

id·io·path·ic sub·glot·tic ste·no·sis

(id'ē-ō-path'ik sŭb-glot'ik stĕ-nō'sis)
Narrowing of the infraglottic lumen, of unknown cause; apparently occurs only in women.
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We describe our experience with a 31-year-old woman with idiopathic subglottic stenosis who became symptomatic during her pregnancy, requiring surgical intervention early in her third trimester.
We reviewed the electronic Mayo Clinic medical record and our own prospectively maintained internal subglottic stenosis database to identify cases of idiopathic subglottic stenosis. In this study, we only included patients with ISS who had undergone a pH impedance study.
Assessment of Severity of Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis. The severity of the airway stenosis in patients with idiopathic subglottic stenosis was assessed by pulmonary function testing.
However, idiopathic subglottic stenosis is rare, and performing adequately powered prospective clinical or randomized studies is challenging.
Shapshay, "Idiopathic subglottic stenosis," Archives of Otolaryngology--Head & Neck Surgery, vol.
Mizuta et al., "Idiopathic subglottic stenosis is associated with activation of the inflammatory IL-17A/IL-23 axis," Laryngoscope, vol.
Johnston, "Evidence of extraesophageal reflux in idiopathic subglottic stenosis," Laryngoscope, vol.
Dailey, "Endoscopic management of idiopathic subglottic stenosis," Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, vol.
DePew et al., "Idiopathic subglottic stenosis: an evolving therapeutic algorithm," Laryngoscope, vol.
A 74-year-old woman presented to us with a long history of idiopathic subglottic stenosis. She had previously undergone 27 endoscopic dilations.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease as a likely cause of idiopathic subglottic stenosis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 1994; 103:186-91.
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