Stridor. Radiograph obtained due to history of possible foreign body ingestion (coin).
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Steeple Sign (narrowing of the upper trachea). Otherwise normal radiograph.
This 11 month old male presented with stridor. A recent history of cough and fever with additional examination findings of expiratory wheeze in a fully vaccinated child were consistent with croup.
A radiograph was obtained due to concern regarding possible ingestion of a coin. Routine imaging is not usually required in croup, as it is mostly a clinical diagnosis 2.