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Describe the Cotton-Myer grading system
Useful for mature, firm, circumferential stenosis confined to the subglottis.
: <50% obstruction
: 51% to 70%
: 71% to 99%
: no detectable lumen
Compare the location of an infants cricoid to that of an adult.
The infant larynx is higher in the neck than the adult larynx.
In an infant, the cricoid ispositioned at about the fourth cervical vertebrae.
The adult cricoid rests at aboout the level of the sixth cervical vertebrae.
Idiopathic subglottic stenosis occurs almost exclusively in which group?