differential diagnosis

Last reviewed 10/2022

Differenital diagnoses include other causes of acute stridor such as (1):

  • acute epiglottitis
  • foreign body
  • bacterial tracheitis
  • angioneurotic oedema
  • diphtheria
  • peritonsillar abscess
  • retropharyngeal abscess
  • smoke inhalation
  • acute laryngeal fracture
  • burns / thermal injury

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