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Croup MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Croup
Tree Number(s)
C08.360.535.365
C09.400.535.365
Unique ID
D003440
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003440
Scope Note
Inflammation involving the GLOTTIS or VOCAL CORDS and the subglottic larynx. Croup is characterized by a barking cough, HOARSENESS, and persistent inspiratory STRIDOR (a high-pitched breathing sound). It occurs chiefly in infants and children.
Entry Term(s)
Postintubation Croup
Spasmodic Croup
Viral Croup
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LARYNGITIS 1975-90
Online Note
search LARYNGITIS 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under LARYNGITIS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Croup Preferred
Viral Croup Narrower
Postintubation Croup Narrower
Spasmodic Croup Narrower
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