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Upper airway obstruction in Hunter syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3095256     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patients with Hunter syndrome may have symptoms of hoarseness, stridor and breathing difficulties as a result of laryngeal and tracheal involvement. In planning their evaluation, we must prefer non-invasive methods as X-ray or CT scan, and avoid doing endotracheal intubation or bronchoscopies. Review of adult cases in the literature and description of the only case of a child with Hunter syndrome having life-threatening complications of his upper airways is discussed in this report. In this case and in the literature we cannot exclude intubation or bronchoscopy as a serious aggravating factor, causing further narrowing of the larynx.
I Brama; I Gay; R Feinmesser; C Springer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-03     Completed Date:  1986-12-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-35     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Laryngostenosis / diagnosis,  etiology,  pathology
Lung Diseases, Obstructive / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology
Mucopolysaccharidosis II* / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Tracheal Stenosis / diagnosis,  etiology,  pathology

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