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Epiglottitis (or supraglottitis) is seen among children aged 2 to 8 years; it uncommonly produces the barking cough heard with laryngotracheobronchitis.
To assess whether Ad7 was associated with severe disease, diagnoses of inpatients were dichotomised as invasive (pneumonia, gastroenteritis, disseminated disease, or hemorrhagic cystitis) and noninvasive (upper respiratory tract infection, acute laryngotracheobronchitis, bronchitis, bronchiolitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, or conjunctivitis) on the basis of clinical syndromes identified by physicians.
The LRTI category included acute bronchitis and bronchiolites, acute lower respiratory infection NOS, chest infection NOS, laryngotracheobronchitis, tracheobronchitis, bacterial and viral pneumonia, bronchopneumonia, influenzal pneumonia, and pneumonitis.
Two such pulmonary conditions frequently seen among this group of patients are epiglottitis and laryngotracheobronchitis.
The medical term for croup is laryngotracheobronchitis or LTB.
The differential diagnosis for a child suspected of having epiglottitis also includes retropharyngeal abscess or cellulitis, laryngotracheobronchitis (croup), foreign body aspiration, angioneurotic edema, and expanding congenital anomaly (eg, cyst or hemangioma).