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ID DOID:9398
Name epiglottitis
Definition An upper respiratory tract disease which involves inflammation of the epiglottis due to infection. Haemophilus influenzae type B is the most common bacterial causative agent, although some cases are attributable to Streptococcus pneumoniae or Streptococcus pyogenes. The infection can cause the epiglottis to either obstruct or completely close off the windpipe. Epiglottitis typically affects children, and is associated with fever, difficulty in swallowing, drooling, hoarseness of voice, and stridor.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiglottitis
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ICD10CM:J05.1

ICD10CM:J05.10

ICD9CM:464.3

MESH:D004826

NCI:C116007

SNOMEDCT_US_2022_03_01:29608009

SNOMEDCT_US_2022_03_01:80384002

UMLS_CUI:C0014541

UMLS_CUI:C0155814

Alternateids

DOID:9397

DOID:9479

DOID:9481

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Synonyms

acute epiglottitis [EXACT]

acute epiglottitis and supraglottitis [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a upper respiratory tract disease

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