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947 Possible Causes for Stridor

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  • Pharyngitis

    If stridor is present, consider a foreign body or epiglottitis.[] […] stiffness and pain with extension Fusobacterium necrophorum Lemierre syndrome (septic thrombophlebitis of internal jugular vein) Influenza Influenza Epiglottitis Supraglottitis, stridor[]

  • Bilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis

    In the pediatric population, hypocalcaemia constitutes an important cause for stridor and respiratory distress due to laryngospasm. (5) There are several reports on stridor[] Symptoms include respiratory distress with stridor. The situation often necessitates emergent reintubation or tracheostomy.[] However she developed stridor in the recovery bay needing intubation.[]

  • Thyroid Lymphoma

    Abstract We report the case of 71 year old woman who presented with severe inspiratory stridor due to a compressing primary thyroid lymphoma.[] All patients presented with an anterior neck mass while four (44.4%) presented with stridor and vocal cord palsy.[] Abstract Tumors originating in the neck are well-known causes of progressive dysphagia and dyspnea (including stridor), and thyroid lymphoma is an uncommon example.[]

  • Bee Sting

    Abstract There is a large population of unprotected individuals who are susceptible to Hymenoptera-induced anaphylaxis. Medical antishock trousers (the MAST suit) can play an important role in field treatment of anaphylactic shock. Upon application, both blood pressure and cerebral perfusion are preserved despite[…][]

  • Laryngeal Stridor

    Despite treatment with steroids systemically and locally, antibiotics and an antihistamine, the stridor worsened.[] However, dystonia in the laryngeal adductor muscles has also been reported to cause laryngeal stridor.[] Emergency tracheostomy may be life-saving in cases of acute stridor.[]

  • Spasmodic Croup

    Our results show that stridor in this patient was due to dynamic inspiratory constriction of the vocal cords.[] (For common causes of stridor, see the box below.) What causes stridor?[] Abstract Recurrent inspiratory stridor, for which there appears to be no organic basis, can present a serious medical problem.[]

  • Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Changes in voice if the recurrent laryngeal nerve is compressed Hemi-diaphragmatic paralysis when the phrenic nerve is involved Dysphagia as a result of esophageal compression Stridor[]

  • Bacterial Tracheitis

    In patients with Down's syndrome presenting with stridor tracheitis should be considered and appropriate treatment started.[] Abstract A previously healthy young adult presented with inspiratory stridor and hoarseness but minimal dysphagia.[] Abstract Bacterial tracheitis is a recently described clinical entity characterized by high fever, stridor, and airway obstruction.[]

  • Angioedema

    Hydromorphone was administered with subsequent rapid development of stridor and edematous changes of the tongue, uvula, and surrounding mucosa.[] Potential warning signs are voice changes; a harsh vibrating noise when breathing ( stridor ); tongue or throat swelling; sudden, severe difficulty breathing; and a fainting[] Edema of the upper airways may cause respiratory distress and stridor; the stridor may be mistaken for asthma. The airways may be completely obstructed.[]

  • Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma

    Pain seldom is an early warning sign of thyroid cancer Other symptoms (eg, pain, stridor, vocal cord paralysis, hemoptysis, rapid enlargement) are rare – these symptoms can[]

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