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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. ... More »
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Stridor - Wikipedia

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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 be ...

Diagnosis of Stridor in Children - American Family Physician

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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 (Noisy Breathing) | Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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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 ...

Recognizing croup and stridor in children - American Nurse Today

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Also called laryngotracheobronchitis, croup is the leading cause of acute inspiratory stridor in children. Besides stridor, croup is characterized by a brassy or ...

Stridor - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

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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 ...

Stridor: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments – Healthline

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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 ...

Stridor: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology - Medscape eMedicine

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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, ...

Assessment of stridor in children - UpToDate

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Oct 11, 2016 ... Stridor describes a high-pitched, monophonic sound made when breathing that is best heard over the anterior neck. These characteristics ...

Stridor - Encyclopedia of Children's Health

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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  ...