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laryngospasm

(ləˈrɪŋɡəʊˌspæzəm)
n
(Medicine) a spasm of the larynx
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Noun1.laryngospasm - a closure of the larynx that blocks the passage of air to the lungs
occlusion - closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)
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laryngospasmi

la·ryn·go·spasm

n. laringoespasmo, espasmo de los músculos de la laringe.
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Perioperative data including the indications for CD and GA, urgency of case, fast time, mode of airway management; anesthetic medications used for induction and maintenance, complications related to airway management such as regurgitation, aspiration, bronchial and laryngeal spasm, hypoxemia, maternal and fetal outcomes including neonatal Apgar scores and admitting to the Intensive Care Unit were also collected.
Goel S et al (4) categorized the insertion characteristics 30s after propofol bolus as excellent, satisfactory and unsatisfactory depending on the relaxation of jaw, presence or absence of coughing, gagging, swallowing, limb movement and laryngeal spasm.
The list of upper airways disorders that can be mistaken for asthma includes vocal cord dysfunction, infection, laryngeal spasm, and laryngeal edema secondary to angioedema.
Attempted intubation may cause laryngeal spasm if the cords have not been paralyzed by a muscle relaxant.