He said, 'it is also called laryngotracheobronchitis
and common in children, but adults can also get it.'
Fortunately, she had no complications, some of which can be very serious or even deadly: encephalitis, otitis media, laryngotracheobronchitis
(croup), measles pneumonia, and bacterial pneumonia (Wendorf et al., 2017).
NL63 has been associated with croup (laryngotracheobronchitis
) (20) while HKU1 has been associated with febrile convulsion.
In this article, we present a one-year-old male patient who presented to the emergency department because of stridor was considered to have laryngotracheobronchitis
(croup), and was subsequently diagnosed as having laryngeal web.
 Whereas, formerly, the operation was done largely for management of epiglotitis and laryngotracheobronchitis
, today, the prime indication is subglottic stenosis in infants consequent upon intubations for respiratory distress syndrome and prematurity in developed countries.
Congenital Acquired Larynx Trauma Supraglottis thermal and chemical injury Laryngomalacia external injury Bifid epiglottis intubation injury Web Surgical Saccular cyst foreign body Cystic hygroma Laryngeal laryngocoele Tracheal Glottis Bronchial Atresia Esophageal Web Inflammatory cri-du-chat syndrome acute laryngitis vocal cord paralysis Laryngotracheobronchitis
Sub glottis Web Stenosis Allergy Hemangioma angioneurotic edema Laryngotracheal cleft Trachea and bronchi Web stenosis Tracheomalacia vascular compression Mediastinal tumours Age Distribution Age Group No.
(%) case-patients Diarrhea 22 (27.5) Keratoconjunctivitis 9 (11.3) Hepatitis * 8 (10.0) Otitis media 7 (8.8) Pneumonia 7 (8.8) Stomatitis 7 (8.8) Laryngotracheobronchitis
3 (3.8) Respiratory insufficiency 2 (2.5) Other 2 (2.5) * Increased levels of aminotransferases but no jaundice.
In Group 1, the underlying reasons precipitating PICU admission were respiratory failure from pneumonia (n=14), elective cardiac surgery (n=3), laryngotracheobronchitis
(n=1), severe burns (n=1) and trauma from a motor vehicle accident (n=1).
presenting as stridor in a patient with peripheral T cell lymphoma.
He said laryngotracheobronchitis
or Croup is common in children and babies in winter season and it may prove fatal if not treated properly.