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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

/tra·che·itis/ (-i´tis) inflammation of the trachea.
bacterial tracheitis  membranous or pseudomembranous croup; an acute crouplike bacterial infection of the upper airway in children, with coughing and high fever.

tracheitis

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

tracheitis

[trā′kē·ī′tis]
any inflammatory condition of the trachea. It may be acute or chronic, resulting from infection, allergy, or physical irritation. Also called trachitis.

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.

tracheitis

inflammation of the trachea; characterized by cough, pain and coughing on compression of the trachea and, in severe cases with obstruction of the airway, dyspnea.
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