stridor

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Related to inspiratory stridor: wheezing, Laryngomalacia

stridor

[′strīd·ər]
(medicine)
A peculiar, harsh, vibrating sound produced during respiration.
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On examination the patient was anxious with sever inspiratory stridor and extended neck.
If obstruction continues, inspiratory stridor, flaring of the ala nasi, suprasternal retractions, and intercostal retractions occur, at times leading to severe respiratory distress.
As the patient has inspiratory stridor, we suspected for airway anomaly tracheomalacia.
Vocal cord paralysis may present with inspiratory stridor, but may have an expiratory component as well.
Three months after being successful weaned from the 6-month course of propranolol treatment, the patient had only mild inspiratory stridor on rare occasions.
Auscultation of the chest demonstrated good alveolar air entry without wheezing and auscultation of the larynx revealed loud inspiratory stridor.
The inspiratory stridor was the result of airway obstruction by severe tonsillitis.
old female child presented with breathing difficulty of 2 weeks duration; inspiratory stridor and change in voice of recent onset.
List of likely characterizations of breath sounds included on the form used in the present study Inspiratory stridor No stridor Expiratory stridor Stertor (snoring) Positional stridor Wheezing Biphasic stridor Hoarseness Table 2.
Her respiratory status deteriorated acutely within minutes and she developed inspiratory stridor with a decreasing level of consciousness.
The child was in early stages of respiratory distress with intercostal recession and inspiratory stridor.
Physical examination revealed mild inspiratory stridor with oxygen saturation of 100% on room air.
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