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Laryngomalacia Summary

Description: A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the LARYNX. This results in a floppy laryngeal wall making patency difficult to maintain.

Also Known As: Laryngomalacias; Larynx Chondromalacia; Larynx Chondromalacias; Chondromalacia of Larynx

Networked: 115 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 7 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Laryngomalacia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 1 outcome in 4 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Dioxide : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  3. Sirolimus (Rapamycin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 2
  4. Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Barium : 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  6. Lipids : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Pallister Killian syndrome : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Carbon Monoxide : 10 results : IBA
  9. tranilast (N 5') : 5 results : IBA
  10. Laryngeal papillomatosis : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Laryngomalacia

  1. Apnea
  2. Respiratory Sounds (Crackle)
  3. Cleft Palate (Palate, Cleft)
  4. Imperforate Anus
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
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Key Therapies for Laryngomalacia

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 2 outcomes in 30 results
  2. Tracheostomy : 1 outcome in 10 results
  3. Gas Lasers : 1 study in 9 results
  4. Anesthesia : 1 study in 3 results
  5. Cautery : 1 study in 1 result
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