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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0010380

NCI Thesaurus Code: C26735  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: Acute upper respiratory airways infection that results in the swelling of the larynx. It is usually caused by parainfluenza viruses. Signs include a characteristic barking cough and stridor.

RADLEX Definition: A condition characterized by resonant barking cough, hoarseness and persistant stridor and caused by allergy, foreign body, infection, or neoplasm. It occurs chiefly in infants and children. [MeSH]

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Croup is an inflammation of the vocal cords (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). It causes difficulty breathing, a barking cough, and a hoarse voice. The cause is usually a virus, often parainfluenza virus. Other causes include allergies and reflux.

Croup often starts out like a cold. But then the vocal cords and windpipe become swollen, causing the hoarseness and the cough. There may also be a fever and high-pitched noisy sounds when breathing. The symptoms are usually worse at night, and last for about three to five days. Children between the ages of 6 months and 3 years have the highest risk of getting croup. They may also have more severe symptoms. Croup is more common in the fall and winter.

Most cases of viral croup are mild and can be treated at home. Rarely, croup can become serious and interfere with your child's breathing. If you are worried about your child's breathing, call your health care provider right away.

NICHD Definition: Swelling and narrowing of the trachea, vocal cords, and bronchi usually due to a viral infection and which typically manifests with stridor and barking cough.

MSH Definition: Inflammation involving the GLOTTIS or VOCAL CORDS and the subglottic larynx. Croup is characterized by a barking cough, HOARSENESS, and persistent inspiratory STRIDOR (a high-pitched breathing sound). It occurs chiefly in infants and children.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Acute obstructive laryngitis [croup]
Acute Obstructive Laryngitis
Croup (disorder)
Croup [Disease/Finding]
Croup syndrome
CROUP
Krupp
Laryngotracheitis
Laryngotracheobronchitis

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C26735 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
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Contributing_Source MedDRA NCI
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
CTV3ID Xa0lW SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 10/06/2015 MEDLINEPLUS
DC 1 MSH
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DX 19910101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20170731 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 91(75); was see under LARYNGITIS 1975-90 MSH
IAN DEFAULT ICD10
ICE Croup syndrome ICD9CM
INCLUSION_TERM Obstructive laryngitis NOS ICD10
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Inflammation involving the GLOTTIS or VOCAL CORDS and the subglottic larynx. Croup is characterized by a barking cough, HOARSENESS, and persistent inspiratory STRIDOR (a high-pitched breathing sound). It occurs chiefly in infants and children. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D003440 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Croup NDFRT
MESH_UI M0005366 NDFRT
MMR 20080708 MSH
MN C08.360.535.365 MSH
MN C09.400.535.365 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/croup.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/croup.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Institute of Child Health and Human Development http://www.nichd.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Croup NCI
NUI N0000000877 NDFRT
OL search LARYNGITIS 1966-74 MSH
ORDER_NO 12408 ICD10CM
PM 91; was see under LARYNGITIS 1975-90 MSH
RXAUI 3136283 RXNORM
RXAUI 3136284 RXNORM
RXCUI 1023818 RXNORM
SNOMED_CID 71186008 NDFRT
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SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
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SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T010018 MSH
TH NLM (1975) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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