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|Title: ||Use of post-exercise laryngoscopy to evaluate exercise induced dyspnea.|
|Affiliation: ||Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, National Children's Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Citation: ||Use of post-exercise laryngoscopy to evaluate exercise induced dyspnea. 2010, 45 (10):1037-9 Pediatr. Pulmonol.|
|Publisher: ||Pediatric pulmonology|
|Journal: ||Pediatric pulmonology|
|Issue Date: ||Oct-2010 |
|PubMed ID: ||20717906|
|Abstract: ||We present the case of a child with asthma who continued to have marked exercise induced dyspnea despite appropriate treatment, and in the face of adequate control of all other asthma symptoms. Spirometry showed a marked truncation of inspiratory flow, and laryngoscopy performed immediately after exercise showed laryngomalacia with dynamic, partial inspiratory obstruction. Exercise induced laryngomalacia (EIL) is a rare cause of exercise induced dyspnea which is diagnosed by post exercise flexible laryngoscopy and may require supraglottoplasty.|
|MeSH: ||Asthma, Exercise-Induced|
|Appears in Collections: ||Adelaide Meath Hospital Tallaght|
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