Pediatric Subglottic Stenosis Surgery Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 08, 2021
  • Author: John E McClay, MD; Chief Editor: Ravindhra G Elluru, MD, PhD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Consider any lesion that can cause stridor, including subglottic tumor (benign or malignant), subglottic hemangioma, laryngomalacia, vocal cord paralysis, glottic stenosis, tracheal stenosis, edema from gastroesophageal reflux (GER), acute infection (eg, croup), and foreign body.

Differential Diagnoses