Thursday, April 13, 2017

Laryngomalacia vs tracheomalacia mnemonic

Laryngomalacia casuses inspiratory stridor.

Tracheomalacia causes expiratory stridor.
Mnemonic: TrachEa has an E for Expiration.

LIP:
Laryngomalacia
Inspiratory stridor
Increases on Prone position

If the new born has biphasic stridor that decreases on prone positioning, what do you think of?
Vascular ring!

That's all!
-IkaN

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