Stridor is a high-pitched, wheezing sound caused by disrupted airflow. Airflow is usually disrupted by a blockage in the larynx (voice box) or trachea (windpipe). It is most noticeable when breathing in (inspiration/inhaling), though it can sometimes be heard when breathing out (expiration/exhaling). Stridor affects children more often than adults. ...
Stridor is a high-pitched breath sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the
larynx or lower in ... Inspiratory stridor often occurs in children with croup. It may
Nov 15, 1999 ... Stridor is a sign of upper airway obstruction. In children, laryngomalacia is the
most common cause of chronic stridor, while croup is the most ...
Stridor is noisy breathing that occurs due to obstructed air flow through a
narrowed airway. Stridor is not in and of itself a diagnosis, but rather is a
symptom or ...
Also called laryngotracheobronchitis, croup is the leading cause of acute
inspiratory stridor in children. Besides stridor, croup is characterized by a brassy
The audio clip demonstrates the sound of a child with stridor. You'll hear the pitch
and rhythmic nature of the noise that occurs when the child breathes. Although ...
Jan 26, 2016 ... Stridor is a high-pitched wheezing sound caused by disrupted airflow. ... Children
often choke as a result of placing foreign objects into their ...
Jul 11, 2016 ... Stridor is an abnormal, high-pitched sound produced by turbulent airflow through
a partially obstructed airway at the level of the supraglottis, ...
Oct 11, 2016 ... Stridor describes a high-pitched, monophonic sound made when breathing that
is best heard over the anterior neck. These characteristics ...
Stridor is most common in children. Croup, an inflammation of the trachea (
windpipe) and larynx (voice box), is the most common cause of stridor in children