Epiglottitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - adult epiglottis

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adult epiglottis


Introduction: Emergency Departments are inundated by patients with respiratory illness during the winter months. Emergency physicians are.

Epiglottitis in the adult can be fatal and should be treated with the same degree of concern and suspicion in respect of airway patency as in.

In United States, epiglottitis is an uncommon disease with an incidence in adults of about 1 case per 100,000 per year. Adult epiglottitis is most.