Synchronous airway lesions in infancy.

@article{Gonzlez1987SynchronousAL,
  title={Synchronous airway lesions in infancy.},
  author={Candela Gonz{\'a}lez and James S Reilly and Charles D. Bluestone},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  year={1987},
  volume={96 1 Pt 1},
  pages={77-80}
}
Stridor in the young infant is evaluated by careful laryngoscopy. When a lesion of the larynx is diagnosed, the necessity and risk of bronchoscopy are challenged. To assess the need for careful examination of both the upper and lower respiratory tract, a 2-year retrospective study was performed at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Of 103 infants who underwent diagnostic laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy for airway obstruction, stridor, or both, 18 (17.5%) had two or more synchronous airway… CONTINUE READING

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