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There is marked diffuse mucosal and submucosal oedema of the glottis involving the true and false vocal cords leading to severe luminal stenosis. There is oedema of the uvula but the epiglottis does not appear significantly enlarged. No evidence of a peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess. The peripharyngeal fat planes appear symmetrical in configuration with no displacement. No cervical or supraclavicular fossa lymphadenopathy.
Evidence of diffuse mucosal and submucosal oedema in the glottic region and involving the uvula leading to severe upper airways luminal stenosis. The appearance raises the possibility of an angioedema-type reaction. No peritonsillar or retropharyngeal abscess.