Media file 1: Location of the epiglottis.
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REFERENCES: Last Editorial Review: 3/16/2012
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MedscapeReference.com. Pediatric Epiglottitis.
Up-to-Date. Epiglottitis (supraglottitis): Treatment and prevention.
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William R Fraser, DO, Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine; Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Doctors Hospital.
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