Acute epiglottitis after COVID-19 infection

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Renner , A , Lamminmäki , S , Ilmarinen , T , Khawaja , T & Paajanen , J 2021 , ' Acute epiglottitis after COVID-19 infection ' , Clinical Case Reports , vol. 9 , no. 7 , 04419 .

Title: Acute epiglottitis after COVID-19 infection
Author: Renner, Andreas; Lamminmäki, Satu; Ilmarinen, Taru; Khawaja, Tamim; Paajanen, Juuso
Contributor organization: Faculty of Medicine
HUS Heart and Lung Center
INDIVIDRUG - Individualized Drug Therapy
University of Helsinki
HUS Head and Neck Center
Korva-, nenä- ja kurkkutautien klinikka
Helsinki University Hospital Area
HUS Inflammation Center
Infektiosairauksien yksikkö
Date: 2021-07
Language: eng
Number of pages: 3
Belongs to series: Clinical Case Reports
ISSN: 2050-0904
Abstract: In patients with acute epiglottitis, the possibility of COVID-19 should be ruled out. Repeated nasofiberoscopy examinations or a tracheostomy, which may produce infectious aerosols, may be required.
Subject: case report
PPE measures
surgical tracheostomy
3121 General medicine, internal medicine and other clinical medicine
Peer reviewed: Yes
Rights: cc_by_nc_nd
Usage restriction: openAccess
Self-archived version: publishedVersion

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