Obstructive Lesions of the Pediatric Subglottis Article

PMID: 21603463 Web of Science: 000420130200006

Cited authors

  • Ida, Jonathan B.; Guarisco, J. Lindhe; Rodriguez, Kimsey H.; Amedee, Ronald G.


  • Purpose: To compile information regarding obstructive subglottic lesions in children, including anatomy, pathogenesis, prevention, evaluation, and treatment options, required for implementation of a multi-faceted treatment plan.; Method: Review of the literature.; Conclusions: Although they are infrequent, obstructive subglottic lesions pose significant challenges to treating physicians, from airway management and injury prevention to decannulation and voice rehabilitation. Most patients with these lesions require multidisciplinary care and long-term treatment and can nearly always be treated successfully.

Publication date

  • 2008

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1524-5012

Start page

  • 119

End page

  • 128


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