Airways Obstruction in Children

  • H. Carty
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)


Airways obstruction in children may present acutely, dramatically and fatally, but more commonly has a gradual onset with chronic or progressive symptoms. General principles underpinning the major considerations will be reviewed. The lesions that cause airways obstruction in children are briefly outlined.


Airway Obstruction Vocal Cord Choanal Atresia Subglottic Stenosis Retropharyngeal Abscess 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Carty
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAlder Hey Children’s HospitalLiverpoolEngland

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