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Viral Infections in Childhood: Croup

Description

Croup : A condition characterized by resonant barking cough, hoarseness and persistant stridor and caused by allergy, foreign body, infection, or neoplasm. It occurs chiefly in infants and children. [1]

Parainfluenza Virus 2, Human : A species of RUBULAVIRUS associated particularly with acute laryngotracheitis (CROUP) in children aged 6 months to 3 years. [1]

Respiratory Sounds : Noises, normal and abnormal, heard on auscultation over any part of the respiratory tract. [1]

[1] MeSH 2001 © National Library of Medicine


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