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551 Possible Causes for Laryngeal Edema

  • Bee Sting

    Tracheostomy is done in case of laryngeal edema. Intravenous line is maintained and saline is given to stabilize the blood pressure of the individual.[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    edema Laboratory Testing Initial testing Complement 1 esterase inhibitor (C1-INH), complement 4 (C4) Decreased levels suggest hereditary angioedema Confirm with repeat testing[] In rare cases, laryngeal edema with potentially life-threatening asphyxiation can occur without immediate therapy.[] edema.[]

  • Smoke Inhalation Injury

    edema and the need for intubation.[] Elevated COHb 2. direct observation -laryngeal edema -bronchial inflammation -airway hemorrhage -airway necrosis -mucosal ulceration -charring of airway What are some carbon[] Thermal injury of the upper airway may cause laryngeal and supraglottic edema.[]

  • Anaphylaxis

    If pharyngeal or laryngeal edema is present, a tracheostomy may be indicated.[] Presentation can be mild (flushing, rash, urticaria, abdominal cramping, diarrhea) or severe (angioedema, laryngeal edema, bronchospasm, hypotension).[] We describe a 39-year-old butcher who had four episodes of anaphylaxis (generalized wheal-and-flare reaction, laryngeal edema, nasal itching, cough, and breathing difficulties[]

  • Angioedema

    Dental procedures are a triggering factor for laryngeal edema. Edemas of the face are a risk factor for laryngeal involvement.[] Edemas may involve the digestive tract resulting in a clinical picture similar to that seen in intestinal occlusion syndrome, sometimes associated with ascites and hypovolemic[] Patient had skin edema and life threatening laryngeal edema.[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Emergency physicians may have few chances to experience cases of life-threatening laryngeal edema resulting in a delay from symptom onset to the diagnosis of HAE.[] edema.[] Laryngeal edema can lead to asphyxiation and death. Traditionally hormones have been avoided in the management due a reported association with flares in the literature.[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 1

    The most dangerous complication of hereditary angioedema is laryngeal edema that leads to shortness of breath or complete obstruction of the airway within a few hours.[] Additional symptoms that may occur are tongue swellings, laryngeal edemas and swellings of the soft palate.[] Having in mind the fact that life-threatening laryngeal edema and asphyxiation has been reported in these patients, a strong clinical suspicion must exist when patients present[]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 2

    GI edema manifests as severe abdominal pain and cramping (mimicking acute abdomen), while laryngeal edema may cause breathing difficulties and even asphyxiation.[] […] in various organs, such as subcutaneous edema, laryngeal edema and gastrointestinal tracts mucosa.[] edema Laboratory Testing Initial testing Complement 1 esterase inhibitor (C1-INH), complement 4 (C4) Decreased levels suggest hereditary angioedema Confirm with repeat testing[]

  • Exposure to Ammonia

    In case of severe laryngeal edema, intubation may be difficult and one should not be hesitant to resort to cricothyrotomy or tracheostomy to open the airway.[] Watch for signs of laryngeal edema and airway compromise.[] Rhinitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, and bronchitis may occur. Pulmonary edema may result.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    Laryngeal fiberscopy revealed bilateral vocal cords almost fixed at the median position, with mucosal redness, swelling, and edema at the hypopharyngeal area.[] EER causes laryngeal and pharyngeal erythema with edema of the vocal cords and false vocal cords, larynx, and pharynx.[] Chronic laryngitis in adults is often related to cigarette abuse and may be aggravated by alcohol consumption and EER.[]

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