From the case: Epiglottitis in adult

Modality: X-ray

- “ Acute epiglottitis most commonly occurs in kids between 2-8 years old but it can present in any age.  Adult acute epiglottitis usually presents as...”

Used in the following article:

  • Thumb sign (epiglottitis) - “ The thumb sign in epiglottitis is a manifestation of an edematous and enlarged epiglottis which is seen on lateral soft-tissue radiograph of the n...”
  • Epiglottitis - “ Epiglottitis is a life-threatening condition caused by inflammation of the epiglottis and aryepiglottic folds 1,  which can lead to acute airway o...”

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