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Croup

Inflammation involving the GLOTTIS or VOCAL CORDS and the subglottic larynx. Croup is characterized by a barking cough, HOARSENESS, and persistent inspiratory STRIDOR (a high-pitched breathing sound). It occurs chiefly in infants and children.
Also Known As:
Postintubation Croup; Spasmodic Croup; Viral Croup; Croup, Postintubation; Croup, Spasmodic; Croup, Viral
Networked: 378 relevant articles (72 outcomes, 72 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
2. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
3. Respiratory Sounds (Crackle)
4. Cough
5. Infection

Experts

1. Klassen, Terry P: 8 articles (01/2013 - 09/2002)
2. Johnson, David W: 7 articles (01/2013 - 09/2004)
3. Rowe, Brian H: 3 articles (09/2014 - 02/2005)
4. Vorwerk, Christiane: 3 articles (01/2012 - 06/2008)
5. Coats, Tim: 3 articles (01/2012 - 06/2008)
6. Davies, M W: 3 articles (01/2002 - 01/2000)
7. Davis, P G: 3 articles (01/2002 - 01/2000)
8. Simonetti, Giacomo D: 2 articles (12/2013 - 12/2013)
9. Bianchetti, Mario G: 2 articles (12/2013 - 12/2013)
10. Lava, Sebastiano A G: 2 articles (12/2013 - 12/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Croup:
1. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Budesonide (Pulmicort)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Epinephrine (Adrenaline)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)IBA
5. SteroidsIBA
6. OxygenIBA
7. helioxIBA
8. 4-O-carboxymethylascochlorinIBA
9. dexamethasone 21-phosphateFDA LinkGeneric
10. GlucocorticoidsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
2. Length of Stay
3. Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing
4. Tracheotomy
5. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)