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Epiglottitis

Severe Bacterial infection.

Organisms :

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes (MC)
  • Strep. Pneumoniae
  • Staph. Aureus


Features :

  • Toxic, febrile, drooling saliva
  • Respiratory failure


X-Ray : Thumb Sign

May require Emergency Thracheostomy
DOC : Ceftriaxone with Sulbactam




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