Laryngitis, Tracheitis, Epiglottitis, and Bronchiolitis

  title={Laryngitis, Tracheitis, Epiglottitis, and Bronchiolitis},
  author={Debra A. Tristram},
  journal={Introduction to Clinical Infectious Diseases},
  pages={75 - 85}
  • D. Tristram
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Introduction to Clinical Infectious Diseases
The middle and lower respiratory tract is a very common location for infections in infants and children. Infections of the mucosal surfaces of the larynx, trachea, and bronchial tree account for the majority of all infections in this age group and can be associated with considerable morbidity and even mortality in certain populations. Many viral upper respiratory tract pathogens can also involve the middle and lower respiratory tract, particularly for children experiencing their first infection… Expand


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