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Descriptor English:   Croup 
Descriptor Spanish:   Crup 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Crupe 
Synonyms English:   Croup, Postintubation
Croup, Spasmodic
Croup, Viral
Postintubation Croup
Spasmodic Croup
Viral Croup  
Tree Number:   C08.360.535.365
Definition English:   Inflammation involving the GLOTTIS or VOCAL CORDS and the subglottic larynx. Croup is characterized by a barking cough, HOARSENESS, and persistent inspiratory STRIDOR (a high-pitched breathing sound). It occurs chiefly in infants and children. 
History Note English:   91(75); was see under LARYNGITIS 1975-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   27979 
Unique Identifier:   D003440 

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