PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES
MEDICAL JOURNAL (Category Y)

A Journal of Army Medical & Dental Corps

Being published since 1956

ISSN (online) 2411-8842
ISSN (print) 0030-9648

VOL 67, No. 5, OCTOBER 2017

CROUP NOT ALWAYS A BENIGN CONDITION

Sajid Ali Shah, Saeed Zaman, Anwaar Ul Haq, Sohail Shahzad

Abstract

A 16 month old male baby was brought to emergency department with stridor and low grade fever. He was
diagnosed with croup. Tracheostomy was done in emergency due to his worsening condition. Tracheostomy
ended up with multiple complications. These were addressed promptly and the patient recovered quickly.
Keywords: Croup, Dexamethasone, Pneumothorax, Stridor, Tracheostomy.

Keywords : Croup, Dexamethasone, Pneumothorax, Stridor, Tracheostomy.



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