Diagnosing Stridor in Adults | NYU Langone Health - stridor adults

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Stridor, or noisy breathing, is caused by a narrowed or partially blocked airway, the passage that connects the mouth to the lungs. This causes biphasic stridor, which means the symptoms of noisy breathing occur when a person inhales and exhales. Subglottic stenosis, or an unusual.

Stridor is a high-pitched, wheezing sound caused by disrupted airflow. Stridor may also be called musical breathing or extrathoracic airway obstruction. Airflow is usually disrupted by a blockage in the larynx (voice box) or trachea (windpipe).

The aim of our search was to outline the underlying causes of stridor in adults and we present our findings below. Our experience also.