Media file 1: Location of the epiglottis.
Media type: Illustration
Must Read Articles Related to Epiglottitis
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs. People with pneumonia usually complain about coughing, fever, shortness of breath, and chest pain.
Your body's imm...learn more >>
Croup is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract that typically affects children under 3 years of age. Symptoms include a barking cough, cold, and low-...learn more >>
Dysphagia (Swallowing Problems)
Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) has many causes. Dysphagia can be caused by diseases of the brain, diseases or conditions that affect muscle function, disease...learn more >>
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Epiglottitis: