Everyday Practice ACUTE LARYNGOTRACHEITIS

Acute Laryngotracheitis can be defined as subacute viral illness characterized by low grade fever, barking cough, inspiratory stridor and expiratory rhonchi. It is also known as infectious croup. Croup is an old Scottish word for sore throat with harsh breathing. It is seen in children between 3 month to 3 years of age (mean age 18 months)(l). Boys are more… CONTINUE READING