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Disease Croup

Name Croup
Synonyms Croup, Postintubation | Croup, Spasmodic | Croup, Viral | Postintubation Croup | Spasmodic Croup | Viral Croup
Definition Inflammation involving the GLOTTIS or VOCAL CORDS and the subglottic larynx. Croup is characterized by a barking cough, HOARSENESS, and persistent inspiratory STRIDOR (a high-pitched breathing sound). It occurs chiefly in infants and children.
Categories Ear-nose-throat disease | Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D003440
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1. DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Laryngeal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Laryngitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Croup Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesOtorhinolaryngologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Laryngeal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Laryngitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Croup Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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