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stridor

[′strīd·ər]
(medicine)
A peculiar, harsh, vibrating sound produced during respiration.
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(4,7,8) When tongue cysts are initially discovered, inspiratory stridor, FTT, swallowing deficits, oxygen desaturation, respiratory failure, and/or acute life-threatening events have been reported.
Examination revealed that the patient had inspiratory stridor with metallic tracheostomy tube in situ.
As the patient has inspiratory stridor, we suspected for airway anomaly tracheomalacia.
However, the mass continued to grow, resultingin inspiratory stridor. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed encroachment into the thecal sac and compression of the spinal cord.
Neubulized salbutamol and intravenous dexamethasone were started again with a minimal response within three days when inspiratory stridor was added to persistent biphasic wheezing.
The patient had minimal inspiratory stridor and flexible laryngoscopy showed a slough covered proliferative growth involving both surface of epiglottis and false cords, (Fig.
On examination, he was tachypneic with intercostal retractions and inspiratory stridor. A contrast enhanced computed tomography scan on the base of the skull/neck-T4 level showed a cystic lesion in the base of tongue measuring 12.8x10.3 mm.
The patient was alert but appeared toxic and had inspiratory stridor and a muffled voice.
It typically presents in the late fall or early winter, is often preceded by an upper respiratory infection, and is characterized by a low-grade fever, barking cough, and inspiratory stridor. Diagnosis is made on clinical grounds with no specific confirmatory test.
Huttenbrink, "Vallecular cyst as a rare cause of progressive inspiratory stridor," Laryngo- Rhino- Otologie, vol.
EXAMINATION: She had inspiratory stridor and tracheal deviation to right and rest of the general and systemic examination were normal.
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