Croup - lateral neck x-ray

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
X-ray

Croup

Case Discussion

This 20 month old boy has croup. Note the extensive swelling of the larynx. Although the steeple sign is for AP x-rays of the neck, a similar appearance is seen on lateral projection.

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Case information

rID: 6252
Case created: 18th May 2009
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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