Computed tomography changes of alveoli and airway collapse after laryngospasm

Keating, M. and Johnson, J. and Erb, T. O. and von Ungern-Sternberg, B. S.. (2011) Computed tomography changes of alveoli and airway collapse after laryngospasm. Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine, Vol. 39, H. 5. pp. 958-960.

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An eight-month-old girl underwent a computed axial tomographic study of the chest and neck for investigation of expiratory stridor. Following the scout scan, severe laryngospasm developed. While no cause for the laryngospasm was found, the computed axial tomographic chest study showed marked changes in the lungs consistent with absorption atelectasis which we postulate occurred secondary to laryngospasm.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Anästhesiologie
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Querschnittsfächer (Klinik) > Anästhesiologie
UniBasel Contributors:Erb, Thomas O.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Medicine Publishing Company
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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