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. ...
Inspiratory stridor often occurs in children with croup. It may be indicative of
serious airway obstruction from severe conditions such as epiglottitis, a foreign
Nov 30, 2015 ... Stridor is an abnormal, high-pitched sound produced by turbulent airflow through
a partially obstructed airway at the level of the supraglottis, ...
Stridor is a harsh, vibratory sound produced when the airway becomes partially
obstructed, resulting in turbulent airflow in the respiratory passages.
Learn about Stridor symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in the Merck Manual. ...
Acute epiglottitis is uncommon in children who have received HiB vaccine.
In children, acute stridor often accompanies upper respiratory tract infection. In
children, chronic stridor usually occurs with congenital conditions. Stridor in ...
Children are at higher risk of airway blockage because they have narrower
airways than adults. In young children, stridor is a sign of airway blockage. It must
Stridor: A Complication of Croup. Stridor is a harsh, raspy tight sound best heard
with breathing in; Loud or constant stridor means severe croup; All stridor needs
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
Sep 11, 2015 ... Stridor describes a high-pitched, monophonic sound made when breathing that
is best heard over the anterior neck. These characteristics ...