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2-year-old boy developed noisy breathing on inspiration...

asked Aug 10, 2015 in Pediatrics by Rajesh Bahara

Pediatrics MCQs: 

You are awakened in the night by your 2-year-old son, who has developed noisy breathing on inspiration, marked retractions of the chest wall, flaring of the nostrils, and a barking cough. He has had a mild upper respiratory infection (URI) for 2 days. The most likely diagnosis is

  1. Asthma

  2. Epiglottitis

  3. Bronchiolitis

  4. Viral croup

  5. Foreign body in the right mainstem bronchus 


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d. Viral croup
answered Aug 10, 2015 by Rajesh Bahara

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