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Bacterial tracheitis in Down's syndrome.
  1. A J Cant,
  2. P J Gibson,
  3. R J West
  1. Department of Child Health, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London.


    Four children with Down's syndrome and bacterial tracheitis are described. In three the infection was due to Haemophilus influenza. In patients with Down's syndrome presenting with stridor tracheitis should be considered and appropriate treatment started.

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