Bacterial tracheitis.

  title={Bacterial tracheitis.},
  author={Connie Y. Kuo and Sanjay R. Parikh},
  journal={Pediatrics in review},
  volume={35 11},
Occurring almost exclusively in children, bacterial tracheitis is a rare but rapidly life-threatening upper airway disease with reported mortality rates as high as 20%. Clinicians must recognize this disease promptly to prevent impending airway obstruction and its associated complications, which include acute respiratory distress syndrome and septic shock. Approximately 80% of patients with bacterial tracheitis require intubation, and 94% are admitted to the intensive care unit. Bacterial… 

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