Use of post-exercise laryngoscopy to evaluate exercise induced dyspnea.
AffiliationDepartment of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, National Children's Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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CitationUse of post-exercise laryngoscopy to evaluate exercise induced dyspnea. 2010, 45 (10):1037-9 Pediatr. Pulmonol.
AbstractWe 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.
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