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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Vocal cord paralysis may present with inspiratory stridor, but may have an expiratory component as well.
If obstruction continues, inspiratory stridor, flaring of the ala nasi, suprasternal retractions, and intercostal retractions occur, at times leading to severe respiratory distress.
Three months after being successful weaned from the 6-month course of propranolol treatment, the patient had only mild inspiratory stridor on rare occasions.
In the recovery room, the patient was soon noted to have a hoarse voice and very loud inspiratory stridor, which was likened to a "seal grunting".
The inspiratory stridor was the result of airway obstruction by severe tonsillitis.
old female child presented with breathing difficulty of 2 weeks duration; inspiratory stridor and change in voice of recent onset.
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.
Her respiratory status deteriorated acutely within minutes and she developed inspiratory stridor with a decreasing level of consciousness.
The child was in early stages of respiratory distress with intercostal recession and inspiratory stridor. The sternocleidomastoids were prominent bilaterally and there was a fixed flexion of the head on the neck.
Physical examination revealed mild inspiratory stridor with oxygen saturation of 100% on room air.
She had a high-pitched inspiratory stridor and demonstrated increased respiratory effort, with a tracheal tug and the use of accessory muscles of respiration.
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.

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