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stridor

[′strīd·ər]
(medicine)
A peculiar, harsh, vibrating sound produced during respiration.
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Marked improvements in inspiratory stridor, chest retraction, and other signs of upper airway obstruction were observed by parents and the medical care team less than 24 hours after treatment initiation, without side effects.
In our patient, the diagnosis was alluded to by the presence of very loud, characteristic inspiratory stridor, which was recognised by one of the anaesthetists as similar in presentation to another case more than 10 years earlier.
She had a high-pitched inspiratory stridor and demonstrated increased respiratory effort, with a tracheal tug and the use of accessory muscles of respiration.
We report a case of supraglottic hemangioma in a 2-month-old boy who had been admitted to our hospital with inspiratory stridor and dyspnea.
Our examination revealed that the child had inspiratory stridor.
A 63-year-old woman presented with a history of increasing inspiratory stridor and shortness of breath of several months' duration.
We describe a new case, which occurred in a patient with coexisting nasal rhinosporidiosis who presented with inspiratory stridor.
Patients usually present with an inspiratory stridor only, although some exhibit other anomalies.
27) Consequently, the patient might experience inspiratory stridor, expiratory stridor, or an overlapping stridor with features of both.
Despite compliance with a maintenance glucocorticosteriod, her dyspnea progressively worsened until she came to the emergency department in respiratory distress with inspiratory stridor.
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