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Croup in Medical News

Popular cold and cough treatment may create respiratory distress in young children

... them more severely." Vicks® VapoRub® was first compounded in 1891, in Greensboro. It was introduced in 1905 with the name Vick's Magic croup Salve. The flu epidemic of 1918 increased sales from $900,000 to $2.9 million in just one year and Procter & Gamble has since marketed the product as ...

Admission-Day Crowding May Increase Hospital Stay for Children With Less Complicated Illnesses

... hospital occupancy rate was 75 percent. For children admitted with respiratory disease (including viral and bacterial pneumonia, asthma and croup or bronchitis), admission day occupancy above 60 percent resulted in a 25 day increase in the average length of stay per 100 patients. For children ...

Humid Air is Little Help for Croup's Barking Cough

... data from three studies on 135 children with croup who were treated in the emergency room. “We ... Young children are especially susceptible to croup because the infants and toddlers have narrower ... and adults. Physicians rate the severity of croup by noting signs of labored breathing and poor ...
Croup in Medical Definition

Pathology

... Upper respiratory tract infection - Common cold - Rhinitis - Sinusitis - Pharyngitis - Tonsillitis - Laryngitis - Tracheitis - croup - Epiglottitis Influenza and Pneumonia Influenza - Pneumonia ( Viral , Bacterial , Bronchopneumonia ) Other acute lower ...
Croup in Medical Dictionary

Acid Reflux

... reflux , their function may improve. The word croup comes from an old Germanic word for the voice ... allergies , or inhaled foreign bodies can cause croup . Acid reflux from the stomach can trigger croup . ...

Bronchitis

... bacterial . Bronchitis , laryngitis or croup . Measles may lead to laryngitis ( ... ... Acute Laryngotracheo bronchitis ( croup ) Adolescent Pregnancy (Teenage Pregnancy ) ... , acute bronchitis , whooping cough , croup , or epiglottitis ( inflammation of the ...

Croup

... croup Overview croup is an infection that often comes after a child ... ( larynx ) to the trachea and bronchi . croup WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ...

Epiglottitis

... that covers the trachea (windpipe). See also croup syndrome . Pictures & Images Haemophilus ... , acute bronchitis , whooping cough , croup , or epiglottitis ( inflammation of the ... ... respiratory infections , such as croup , influenza , pertussis , epiglottitis , ...

Laryngitis

... Bronchitis , laryngitis or croup . Measles may lead to laryngitis ( ... is present. When a virus that can cause croup moves through a community, only some children will develop croup . Most children will have symptoms of a cold or ...

Parainfluenza

... mild influenza -like one to bronchitis , croup , and pneumonia . Human parainfluenza ... of virus es that accounts for 75% of cases of croup . croup generally affects young children between 3 ...

Parainfluenza virus

... of virus es that accounts for 75% of cases of croup . croup generally affects young children between 3 ... mild influenza -like one to bronchitis , croup , and pneumonia . Researchers are developing ...

Spasm

... and mental retardation . Spasm odic croup Spasm odic croup is thought to be caused by an allergic reaction, ... entero stasis; ... A condition, such as croup or diphtheria , in which spasm odic and ...

Tracheitis

... - Female ( Female Pattern Baldness ) ... croup is inflammation and narrowing of the larynx ... inflamed and there are increased secretions. croup may sometimes be confused with more serious ... ( tracheitis ) and bronchi ( bronchitis ). croup is a common respiratory illness in children ...

Viral croup

... bronchitis - Acute , Spasm odic croup , Viral croup See all Pictures & Images croup Complications ... ...

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Croup in Biological News

Scientists identify molecular structure of key viral protein

... family of viruses (paramyxoviruses) that causes everything from pneumonia, croup and bronchiolitis to cold-like illness and is responsible for many ... that cause measles, mumps, bronchitis, pneumonia, canine distemper, croup and Newcastle disease, which kills chickens. Measles still causes huge ...

A novel virus for croup

... Here, a strong relationship with the clinical symptoms associated with croup was apparent: 43% of the HCoV-NL63 positive patients with high HCoV-NL63 ... by patterns of HCoV-NL63 occurrence. This systematic association of croup with HCoV-NL63 is particularly timely as the newly identified virus has ...
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