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1

Laryngeal cartilages fr superior to inferior

Epiglottic, arytenoid, thyroid, cricoid (EATC)

2

Narrowest portion of the upper airway in children younger than 10 yr of age

Cricoid

3

Bark- like or brassy cough and may be associated with hoarseness, inspiratory stridor, and respiratory distress

Croup

4

The ___ account for approximately 75% of acute URTI

Parainfluenza viruses types 1, 2, and 3

5

Most patients with croup are between the ages of ___, with the peak in ___

3 mo and 5 yr, the 2nd yr of life