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299 Possible Causes for Snoring, Stridor

  • Pharyngitis

    Epiglottitis causes fever, difficulty swallowing, drooling, and stridor. The infection is usually confined to the epiglottis.[] […] pain Nausea and vomiting Belly pain Feeling achy and tired Red or swollen throat Red or enlarged tonsils Throat or tonsils may have a whitish discharge Trouble breathing or snoring[] This may progress to inspiratory stridor and labored breathing.[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Inspiratory stridor may be audible with croup or whooping cough.[] After regression analysis, the presence of URI, obstructive sleep apnea or snoring, ASA classification III, and older age were likely to predict sedation failure.[] Dysphagia, voice change, tachycardia (heart rate 100 beats per minute), drooling, fever, subjective shortness of breath, tachypnea (respiratory rate 24 breaths per minute), stridor[]

  • Acromegaly

    These patients often present with stridor and require a tracheostomy.[] Soft tissue within the body can also enlarge, causing increased snoring, sleep apnea, chronic sinus problems, radiculopathy from nerve root entrapment (i.e., carpal tunnel[] In station 5 you may be asked to assess a 40 year old man with snoring Alternative presentations for this case: Headache and blurred vision on a background of diabetes and[]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    DISCUSSION The main cause of stridor in children below one year of age is laryngomalacia.[] In this paper, the authors present a case of RPA with unusual and interesting presenting symptoms in a 10-month-old infant that exhibit new-onset and worsening snoring and[] […] caused by chronic tuberculosis with an unusual and interesting presenting symptom in an adult that has not been mentioned in literature, new-onset and worsening stertor or snoring[]

  • Syringobulbia

    A 10-year, 11-month-old boy who had had chronic stridor since birth died suddenly following the development of slowly progressive symptoms of respiratory obstruction due to[] Chiari Malformation Strongly associated with Chiari malformation with syringomyelia But very rare… 3-5% of patients with Chiari malformation 4 Symptoms Head and neck pain Snoring[] Children may rarely present with stridor even. [1] Paraesthasia of the face Due to the involvement of trigeminal nerve there could be bilateral or unilateral sensory impairment[]

  • Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis

    We report a case of bilateral vocal cord paralysis leading to significant stridor in a patient with atypical parkinsonism (probable MSA).[] The RDI, DI, mean saturation and percentage of snoring, loud snoring and sleep without snoring were estimated and compared pre- and postoperatively.[] Two neonates presented with inspiratory stridor due to bilateral vocal cord paralysis associated with occipital encephalocele, Chiari malformation, and hydrocephalus in one[]

  • Airway Obstruction

    The shortness of breath and stridor would only resolve upon landing of the plane.[] For Snorers Those snoring patients who tend to sleep on their back often experience more severe snoring.[] It may cause stridor, respiratory distress, and severe airway obstruction in the narrow airway of a newborn and necessitates urgent surgical intervention.[]

  • Tonsillar Hypertrophy

    A female infant at the age of 1.5 month presented with inspiratiory stridor and retractive breathing.[] […] tonsillar hypertrophy (n 350) wheezing did not affect snoring [odds ratio: 2.76 (1.10-6.93); P 0.031 and 1.49 (0.92-2.43); P 0.107, respectively].[] Only maternal history of AT predicted history of snoring [4.12 (1.86-9.12); P 0.01].[]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Sore throat associated with stridor and increased respiratory effort can signal imminent respiratory distress and requires immediate evaluation and management in a hospital[] […] saline Some surgeons prescribe a single dose of steroid (eg 6.6mg dexamethasone IV) to kick-start recovery, especially in those who have stertor Advise those with increased snoring[] The patient was noted to have a “hot potato” voice and was spitting frequently, but had no trismus or stridor.[]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    The finding of stridor led to a detailed evaluation of the obstruction.[] […] glossopharyngeal or vagal nerves Laryngospasm, which is defined as a paroxysmal episode with the sensation that air cannot be moved in and out, accompanied by inspiratory stridor[]

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