[Treatment of subglottic laryngitis (pseudocroup): steroids instead of steam].

  title={[Treatment of subglottic laryngitis (pseudocroup): steroids instead of steam].},
  author={Ruurd Jan Roorda and C M Walhof and Paul LP. Brand},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  volume={142 29},
Traditionally, steaming with warm moist air was recommended for the treatment of subglottic laryngitis (pseudocroup). However, no favourable effect has ever been demonstrated. Consequently, steaming is no longer to be advised. Systemic corticosteroids, already of proven effectiveness in severe croup, were shown to be also effective when administered in a… CONTINUE READING