443 Possible Causes for Laryngoscopy Abnormal

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Antibiotic therapy should begin after blood cultures (and epiglottic cultures, if laryngoscopy is performed) are taken.[emedicine.medscape.com] In patients who worsen or do not improve after 3-5 days of empiric therapy, guidelines recommend exploration for resistant pathogens, structural abnormality, or noninfectious[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction

    Sometimes a laryngoscopy will be done when a child is experiencing symptoms because abnormal vocal cord movements do not happen all the time.[nationwidechildrens.org] It is best to perform the laryngoscopy when the patient is having symptoms.[stanfordchildrens.org] Laryngoscopy and flow volume spirometry reveal adducted vocal cords and a flattened inspiratory loop; therefore, a diagnosis of VCD is made.[advanceweb.com]

  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

    Evaluation is guided by abnormalities identified on history and physical examination.[merckmanuals.com] Unilateral VCP usually causes more pronounced abnormalities of the infant's voice, but respiratory symptoms are typically mild.[neoreviews.aappublications.org] Flexible laryngoscopy showed a right-sided vocal cord paralysis (VCP).[nature.com]

  • Carcinoma of the Larynx

    Diagnostic highlights Test Normal Result Abnormality With Condition Explanation Nasopharyngoscopy/laryngoscopy Normal structures with no evidence of cancer Visible cancers[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Endoscopy - A procedure to look at organs and tissues inside the body to check for abnormal areas.[cancersupportcommunity.org] Gradually, the squamous epithelial cells begin to change and are replaced with abnormal cells.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Angioedema

     with a ‘double setup’ emergency surgical airway should be attempted video laryngoscopy (e.g.[lifeinthefastlane.com] Immune complexes are formed between antibodies and abnormal immunoglobulins on the cell surface of B cells.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] immediate life-threat The possibility of anaphylaxis must be considered CAUSE Hereditary angioedema (HAE) (type 1 and type 2) C1 esterase inhibtor deficiency (functionally abnormal[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    Soft tissue lateral neck x-rays were abnormal in 88.1% of patients tested but had a 12% false negative rate (2).[arquivosdeorl.org.br] Diagnosis The diagnosis is frequently made, especially in children, by observing a characteristic cough or abnormal voice.[health.ccm.net] Exams and Tests The doctor may perform x-rays or simply look at the epiglottis and the windpipe by laryngoscopy .[webmd.com]

  • Tapia's Syndrome

    After 2 minutes, transoral intubation by direct laryngoscopy was performed gently.[e-sciencecentral.org] On examination, paralysis of the left side of the tongue and the soft palate was found and complete palsy of the left vocal cord was seen by laryngoscopy.[academic.oup.com] There was no trauma or abnormal finding in the larynx on otolaryngology consultation.[anesth-pain-med.org]

  • Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Palsy

    Evaluation is guided by abnormalities identified on history and physical examination.[merckmanuals.com] Abnormal movement may mean that a laryngeal nerve is injured.[medlineplus.gov] Functional dysphonia [ 24 ] This is a diagnosis of exclusion, where there is neither a structural abnormality of the larynx nor cord paralysis.[patient.info]

  • Laryngeal Lesion

    But if they aren’t treated, there is a chance that these abnormal changes may become laryngeal cancer.[cancer.ca] Evaluation is guided by abnormalities identified on history and physical examination.[msdmanuals.com] The gold standard for diagnosis is direct laryngoscopy and tracheobronchoscopy under general anaesthesia.[patient.info]

  • Laryngeal Edema

    However, the most common findings during laryngoscopy are related to chronic inflammatory changes.[nature.com] Barium studies should be reserved for patients in whom structural esophageal abnormalities are suspected. 5 7.[voiceinstituteofnewyork.com] Oelschlager et al. 27 grouped patients clinically by positive or negative pH testing and normal or abnormal RFSs.[nature.com]

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