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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: ElectricAirway: Upper Airway Problems in Children: Case 6 ElectricAirway: Upper Airway Problems in Children

Case 6

Donna M. Santer, M.D., Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Externally Peer Reviewed by Lauren D Holinger, MD, Robert J. Winter, MD and the AMA
A 3-week-old black female presents to your office with "noisy breathing" and stridor. She has had this problem since birth. She has a hoarse cry, difficulty eating, and is below her birth weight.

19. What other physical examination signs would you expect to see in this child? (ANSWER)

20. What are the possible procedures used to evaluate this abnormality? (ANSWER)

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21. The differential diagnosis of this abnormality includes which of the following disease processes? (ANSWER)

22. What are the possible bronchoscopy findings in this child? (ANSWER)

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23. What are the possible treatments for this disease process? (ANSWER)

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