Pediatrics Stridor

Arberore Sefa, Mergime Batusha & Surrije Firza
Introduction: Stridor is not a diagnosis but a symptom produced by turbulent airflow related to partial airway obstruction. The obstruction may be fixed or dynamic and there are many causes: congenital, traumatic, iatrogenic, inflammatory, and neoplastic. Methods: We identified patients with sign of upper airway obstruction treated at Neonatal and Children’s Hospital of Gjakova city through a medical chart review. The medical charts of patients were reviewed for, presenting symptoms, initial pediatric diagnoses, past history,...