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Croup
...  with normal breathing and causes the characteristic “barking” cough likened to the call of a seal or sea lion. Stridor, a high-pitched sound resulting from turbulent air flow in the upper airway upon inhalation, becomes worse at night. Stridor accompanies hoarseness and causes worry among parents of the affected child. Stridor decreases as croup worsens. It increases when the  ...


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