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GAstroesophAGeAl reFlUX diseAse in Children With reCUrrent CroUp

The most common croupe in children aged between 0. 5 and 3 years old is in children aged between 0. 5 and 3 years old. The aim of this research was to investigate the connection between recurrent croup and gastroesophageal reflux disease in children with a history of at least one episode of severe croup. Material and methods The study included 22 children with recurrent croup who were admitted to the department of pediatric otolaryngology of Warsaw between the years 2013 and 2016, obtaining data regarding key symptoms and medical history was obtained from patient medical records. Both gastroesophageal reflux disease and laryngealabnormalities should be ruled out among the children with recurrent croup.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0009.9381


Clinical characteristics of children and adolescents with croup and epiglottitis who visited 146 Emergency Departments in Korea

PurposeCroup is a common pediatric respiratory disease with symptoms of varying severity. paraphrasedoutput:Methods is a website that allows you to examine patients aged 18 years with croup and epiglottitis in Emergency Department patients. ResultsWe investigated 19,374 croup patients and 236 epiglottitis patients in Emergency Department patients. MethodsThe 2012 National Emergency Department Information System database of 146 Korean Emergency Department patients was used to evaluate patients with croup and epiglottitis. We investigated patients aged 18 years who had croup and epiglottitis The hospitalization rate was lower in croup than in epiglottitis patients, and the percentage of patients treated in the intensive care unit was lower among croup patients. Cough, fever, and dyspnea were the three most common chief complaints in both croup and epiglottitis patients, respectively. Patients with Epiglottitis had a lower incidence rate, higher mean age of onset, and a higher hospitalization rate, as well as symptoms of dyspnea, sore throat, and vomiting more often than croup patients.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3345/kjp.2015.58.10.380


CD14 Gene Variants and Their Importance for Childhood Croup, Atopy, and Asthma

We investigated the role of CD14 C-159T, G-1359T, in the development of asthma, croup, and allergy in Canadian schoolchildren aged 6 to 14 years old. Children attending schools in a rural area participated in a cross-sectional investigation of respiratory health. Children with the T/T version of CD14 G-1359T were more likely to have asthma from a physician. Children with the C/C version of the CD14 C-159T had a significantly reduced risk of croup when compared to the C/C variant of the CD14 C-159T. Individuals with the T|T haplotype combination were significantly more likely to have asthma, according to Haplotype testing of the two CD14 polymorphisms, who were both T|T haplotype combinations were significantly more likely to have asthma.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/434920


Storytelling as a communication tool for health consumers: development of an intervention for parents of children with croup. Stories to communicate health information

Abstract Background Stories can be a useful way to engage and enrage patients because of their ability to engage the reader. In a controlled trial, a randomized controlled trial will determine the purpose of this essay is to describe the design of a story-based intervention for health information distribution to parents of children with croup. Methods An innovative writer interviewed parents of children with croup presenting to the pediatric emergency department and writing stories. Based on written participant feedback, we revised the stories and edited the stories to include research findings and health advice. Ten people gave feedback on the five stories drafted by the creative writer, including five in the author's collection. Participants loved the theory but felt the writing was overly complicated and needed more character development and health information. Participants shared concrete story excerpts that they loved and disliked. Participants loved the graphics and layout; felt connected with the stories; and thought that getting details was quicker than a standard medical information sheet; and felt that it was quicker to obtain details than a standard medical information sheet. Several difficulties arose during the story's development, including staying true to the tale over being evidence-based; investigating the use of the internet by consumers as a source of health information; and being succinct; considering factors such as story length, reading level, narrative style, representation of various demographics and illnesses, illustrations, and layout;.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-10-64


Unexpected and severe postintubation croup after a very short day surgery in a pediatric patient: a case report

The procedure took about 5 minutes for an 18 month-old boy's endoscopic foreign body transplant under anesthesia on an outpatient basis. Both lung fields 6 hours after anesthesia's birth and intense croup emerged, with cyanosis of the lips and exacerbated stridor 20 hours after the procedure ended. Further, accurate prophylaxis following risk stratification is crucial, particularly in patients at a high risk of postoperative airway obstruction.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.2014.67.4.287


Esophageal Foreign Body: A Case Report of a Refractory Croup in a 20-Month-Old Boy

Introduction: Foreign body ingestion is common among children and adolescents under the age of 3 in boys and girls, but it is becoming more prevalent in boys and girls. Case Report: A 20-month-old male was shown with refractory croup and poor feeding since 2 weeks. Physicians should be aware of the variability of esophageal foreign body presentations in order to avoid serious complications due to diagnosis delay.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.22038/ijorl.2016.7775


Croup is associated with the novel coronavirus NL63.

BACKGROUND: The clinical relevance of infections with the novel human coronavirus NL63 has yet to be investigated systematically. The viral RNA was more prevalent in samples from outpatients than in hospitalized patients, and co-infection with either respiratory syncytial virus or parainfluenza virus 3 was found often. Samples in which only HCoV-NL63 RNA could be detected had a significantly higher viral load than samples containing additional respiratory viruses. Contrasting to 6% in the HCoV-NL63-negative group, a strong link with croup was evident: 43% of the HCoV-NL63 positive patients with high HCoV-NL63 load and absence of co-infection had croup, compared to 6% in the HCoV-NL63-negative group, p 0. 0001. HCoV-NL63 RNA was found in a much higher percentage of samples from croup patients than those from non-croup patients. CONCLUSION: HCoV-NL63 infections are common in young children with LRTI and show a strong connection with croup, suggesting a causal link.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.0020240


Croup as Unusual Presentation of Post-transplantation Lymphoproliferative Disorder after Liver Transplantation in an 18-month-old Child

A common complication of solid organ transplantation due to immunosuppression and other risk factors is post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder. Her presentation was started with symptoms of the upper respiratory infection, followed by croupy cough, and respiratory distress, with no response to traditional treatments. Large B cell lymphoma was discovered on the biopsy from the biopsy mass, according to biopsy results from the paratracheal mass. In children who underwent liver transplantation, persistent upper airway conditions, including stridor and croupy cough, should be investigated further; the physician must have a high degree of clinical suspicion for the diagnosis of PTLD in this situation.

Source link: https://doaj.org/article/c6b9faaff0a945f5b0bdf2d54d20120d


Prehospital dexamethasone administration in children with croup: a medical record review

Patients' outcomes can be enhanced by early dexamethasone administration in croup. The aim of this research was to assess the clinical consequences of dexamethasone delivery in children with croup. Methods: Between January 2010 and December 2012, a medical research was conducted that included children aged 6 months to 6 years, who were brought by emergency medical services to the emergency department with a final diagnosis of croup. Results: A total of 188 patients with an ED diagnosis of croup were admitted, 35. 1% of whom had a prehospital diagnosis of croup. There was no significant difference in ED LOS between those who received prehospital dexamethasone and those who did not. Conclusions: Prehospital administration of dexamethasone results in reduced ED epinephrine use, which may be dexamethasone's positive effect on the occurrence and short-term croup symptoms in children and teens.

Source link: https://doaj.org/article/1ad8581dca83465f946709672b7f5b0a


A Narrowing Diagnosis: A Rare Cause of Adult Croup and Literature Review

In adults, laryngotracheitis is very unusual. We have chronicled the case of an otherwise healthy young woman who appeared in the winter with three days of increasing dyspnea, cough, and fever. Subglottic narrowing was seen on Chest radiographs, which revealed subglottic narrowing. The respiratory syncytial virus was confirmed during respiratory nucleic acid amplification testing. Stridor's immediate response was confirmed immediately after establishing the helium-oxygen mixture. Prehospital discharge chest radiograph showed the occurrence of subglottic narrowing.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9870762

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