Supraglottitis is one possible complication of smoking crack cocaine. From 1992 through 2001, our institution treated nine patients for thermal supraglottitis secondary to crack cocaine inhalation. In this article, we describe two of these cases, and we briefly review what is known about this entity and the mechanism of injury. We also provide our recommendations for management.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Ear, Nose and Throat Journal|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2003|
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