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tracheitis

 [tra″ke-i´tis]
inflammation of the trachea.
bacterial tracheitis an acute crouplike bacterial infection of the upper airway in children, with coughing and high fever. Called also bacterial, membranous, or pseudomembranous croup.

tra·che·i·tis

(trā-kē-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the trachea.
Synonym(s): trachitis
[trachea + G. -itis, inflammation]

tracheitis

(trā′kē-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the trachea.

tracheitis

Acute bacterial tracheitis, bacterial tracheitis Pediatrics A bacterial infection of the trachea capable of producing airway obstruction, most often caused by Staphylococcus aureus often following a viral URI, most commonly affecting young children, possibly because of the decreased diameter of the trachea relative to the swelling Clinical High pitched, crowing stridor–usually on inhalation, aka inspiratory stridor, dyspnea, high fever, toxic appearance Management Hospitalization, endotracheal tube, penicillin, cephalosporin. Cf Croup.

tra·che·i·tis

(trā'kē-ī'tis )
Inflammation of the lining membrane of the trachea.
Synonym(s): trachitis.
[trachea + G. -itis, inflammation]

tracheitis

Inflammation of the lining of the windpipe (trachea), usually from infections originating in the throat or BRONCHI. There is pain, made worse by coughing, hoarseness and wheezing. In young children breathing is noisy and crowing (CROUP) and in very small children there may be a risk of asphyxia. Treatment depends on the cause and may include antibiotics, soothing inhalations and drugs to control coughing.
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If the child has a raised temperature and is drooling saliva or appears toxic, bacterial tracheitis or epiglottitis should also be considered and immediately transferred to the hospital.
Hong, and P Sriragavan, "Carinal resection for stenotic tuberculosis tracheitis," Thorax, vol.
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Early pathological changes are superficial tracheitis and fibrin deposits to shallow ulcerations overlying the anterior portion of the cartilaginous rings.
According to a media report, a pediatric hospital in downtown Beijing has treated a record 9,000 children this month, mostly flu, pneumonia, tracheitis, bronchitis and asthma patients.
Observation and necropsy of affected seals revealed weakness, swollen, emphysematous necks, dyspnea, hemoptysis, interstitial pneumonia, and necrotizing tracheitis and bronchitis.
CAV-2 is characterized by respiratory disorders, with clinical signs that include tonsillitis, pharyngitis, tracheitis, and bronchitis [11-13].
And the AR-ENT are rhinitis, laryngitis, sinusitis, tracheitis, rhinosinusitis, bronchitis, pharyngitis, asthma.