Survival guide. Peds Soft Tissue Neck Xrays. Approach alignment bones -- vertebral bodies cartilage -- disc spaces C1 and C2 positioning of the neck pre-vertebral space epiglottis subglottic space Needs to be in extension preferably at end-inspiration.
Parainfluenza types 1 and 2, influenza A and B, rhinovirus
edema of subglottic space
worse during late night and early morningCroup (laryngotracheobronchitis)