From the case: Epiglottitis

X-ray
AP view shows nar...
Frontal
AP view shows narrowing of the upper airway, and mild, diffuse small airway inflammatory changes within the lung apices.
System: Chest
Section: Signs
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Epiglottitis is inflammatory thickening and edema of the epiglottis and aryepiglottic folds which can acutely compromise the airway, especially in...”

Used in the following article:

  • Steeple sign (trachea) - “ The steeple sign, also called the wine bottle sign, refers to the tapering of the upper trachea on a frontal chest radiograph reminiscent of a chu...”

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