Pediatrics: Bronchiolitis vs. Croup

While the first is a disease of bronchioles and lower airway with resulting wheezing and crakles, the second one is inflammation of the larynx, causing stridor and braking cough. Both are caused mainly by a viral infection and both may present at the ED with rhinorrea, coughing, fever and signs of increased work of breathing.


Bronchiolitis: clinical features and diagnosis. Click to enlarge.

Bronchiolitis severity and management. Click to enlarge and download.


Croup: Clinical features, diagnosis and management. Click to enlarge.

Hope you find theses useful. Remember you can download them and save them in your mobile device, share with your friends and even print them in big size: A3 or A2 work really well. Tell your friends about the blog XD. See ya next time! -Augusto S.

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