Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2010) Volume 14, Issue 1

Bacterial Tracheitis: A case report

Bacterial tracheitis is an infectious cause of acute upper airway obstruction in children. Although tracheitis presents similar to croup with respiratory distress and stridor, this disease entity must be differentiated from the latter early, as the therapy for each disease is different. We present a case of bacterial tracheitis describing the clinical course, pertinent laboratory and radiological examinations and treatment.

Author(s): Saleh Al Harbi, Rafat Mosalli

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