Accession Number:

AD1040864

Title:

Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction: Excessive Dynamic Airway Collapse vs. Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2017-10-20

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Excessive dynamic airway collapse EDAC describes focalized collapse of the trachea or main bronchi Commonly the posterior trachea invaginates while the cartilaginous tracheal ring structure is maintained Combination of posterior membrane laxity, airway and pleural pressures Typically observed in COPD, bronchiectasis and asthma Inducible laryngeal obstruction ILO, previously called vocal cord dysfunction, describes vocal cord closure with inspiratory wheezing Can be exercise induced and believed to occur in up to 10 of incorrectly diagnosed cases of asthma

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE