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The term croup is used in an inclusive way to identify several different respiratory illnesses of children manifested by varying degrees of inspiratory stridor, cough, and hoarseness due to upper-airway obstruction. Classically croup was a manifestation of diphtheria. In the twentieth century, many other infectious causes of croup syndromes are recognized, and in addition, similar illnesses can be caused by noninfectious processes.

A classification of crouplike illnesses is presented in Table VIII.30.1. Although long-term obstruction in the glottic and subglottic regions can lead to chronic illnesses, croup syndromes are described here as acute self-limited or fatal illnesses. Most cases of croup today are either laryngotracheitis or spasmodic croup.

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