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ID DOID:9395
Name croup
Definition A respiratory system infectious disease that involves inflammation, edema, and subsequent obstruction of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi. The disease is caused by viruses, bacteria, allergies and inhaled irritants. It is marked by episodes of difficult breathing and hoarse metallic cough in infants and young children. Croup is caused by parainfluenza virus (types 1 and 2), Influenza A and B viruses, Measles virus, adenovirus, respiratory syncytial virus, Staphylococcus and Streptococcus.
http://books.google.com/books?id=G6k0tpPMRsIC&pg=PA254&lpg=PA254&dq#v=onepage&q=&f=false, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000959.htm, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=croup
Xrefs

ICD10CM:J05.0

ICD9CM:464.4

MESH:D003440

MTHICD9_2006:464.4

NCI2004_11_17:C26735

NCI:C26735

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:71186008

UMLS_CUI:C0010380

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Synonyms

acute laryngotracheobronchitis [EXACT]

acute Obstructive Laryngitis [EXACT]

Croup syndrome [EXACT]

Laryngotracheobronchitis [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a respiratory system disease

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