LARYNGOTRACHEAL CLEFTS (LC) AS AN UNCOMMON CAUSE OF STRIDOR IN AN INFANT: CASE REPORT
Dr. Seyedi javad
Dr. Elmi Saghi
Dr. Elmi Sam
Corresponding Author: Dr. Elmi Saghi
Journal Title:International Journal of Medical Studies
Stridor is conventionally thought to be of inspiratory causes in nature and usually due to airway pathology which leads upper airway obstruction in infants. The present case report illustrates that stridor would be caused by Laryngotracheal clefts (LC) which can be resulted in respiratory distress, stridor, choking episodes, coughing and recurrent croup as well as recurrent aspiration and respiratory tract infections.
Keywords: stridor, Laryngotracheal clefts (LC), infants.