Management of adult acute epiglottitis by tracheal intubation

Chest. 1977 Jan;71(1):93-5. doi: 10.1378/chest.71.1.93.

Abstract

We present a case of adult acute epiglottitis that was successfully managed by endotracheal intubation without the need for subsequent tracheostomy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Ampicillin / therapeutic use
  • Epiglottis*
  • Humans
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / methods*
  • Laryngitis / drug therapy
  • Laryngitis / therapy*
  • Male

Substances

  • Ampicillin