Glottic and subglottic stenosis from endotracheal intubation.

  title={Glottic and subglottic stenosis from endotracheal intubation.},
  author={Daniel B. Hawkins},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={87 3},
As a result of increased use of prolonged endotracheal intubation, complications of intubation are now being seen more often. Stenosis of the airway may develop at the level of the glottic or subglottic larynx, or in the trachea. Discussions of management do not always distinguish clearly between laryngeal stenosis and tracheal stenosis. Yet, these are two separate entities. Discussions of laryngeal stenosis usually deal with subglottic stenosis, with less emphasis on obstruction at the glottic… CONTINUE READING
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