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The treatment is based on aspiration of secretions
If severe, it may be applied epinephrine or inhaled corticosteroids regression of edema.
It is important to note changes in neurological status, decreased respiratory rate, increase in CO2 levels, and possible need for intubation or tracheotomy
Antibiotics are given only in the case of secondary bacterial infections. 1.1.4 Bacterial this is a pediatric pulmonary infection that in its early stages can be difficult to differentiate from croup, and whose main initial symptom is striders.
Usually accompanies high fever, important, but can appear as a sequel of croup its diagnosis is based on the presence of thick mucus, especially in a child who does not show improvement after drug treatment for croup with a high fever
In these cases, it is suggested that bronchoscope is performed to observe the presence of secretion, with collection of material for culture.
The main agent is Staphylococcus aurous and alpha-hemolytic streptococci.
The treatment is based on the aspiration of secretions, antibiotics, and eventual intubation or tracheotomy. 1.1.5 "Common Cold" The common cold symptoms are runny nose, cough, low grade fever and headache.
Occasionally, when there is inflammatory involvement of the larynx may occur dysphonic.
Caused by several agents: rhinovirus (most frequent), adenovirus (usually with greater difficulty breathing), pecorino virus, among others. In about 50% of cases the agent is not identified laryngeal mucosa is diffusely and edematous, especially above the true vocal cords.
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