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What is tracheomalacia?

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Question: what is tracheomalacia? thank you.

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Answered by Dr. Deepashree (32 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
congenital laryngeal condition

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for your query.
tarcheomalacia is a congenital conditions, where in the trachea is very flabby and collapsing with decreased tone of laryngeal and tracheal muscles leading to noisy breathing called stridor.
Laryngo tracheo malacia is a commonest cause of paediatric stridor.
Laryngoscopic examination will help to detect the
condition.
There is no treatment for it.
It heals as the child grows.
Hope my answers have helped you. Thanks.
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Brief Answer: congenital laryngeal condition Detailed Answer: Hi, thanks for your query. tarcheomalacia is a congenital conditions, where in the trachea is very flabby and collapsing with decreased tone of laryngeal and tracheal muscles leading to noisy breathing called stridor. Laryngo tracheo malacia is a commonest cause of paediatric stridor. Laryngoscopic examination will help to detect the condition. There is no treatment for it. It heals as the child grows. Hope my answers have helped you. Thanks.