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Prim Care. 2013 Sep;40(3):757-70. doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2013.06.004. Epub 2013 Jul 12.

Upper respiratory infections.

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Department of Family Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA. drsgrief@yahoo.com

Abstract

Upper respiratory infections (URIs) are infections of the mouth, nose, throat, larynx (voice box), and trachea (windpipe). This article outlines the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and management of URIs, including nasopharyngitis (common cold), sinusitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, and laryngotracheitis.

KEYWORDS:

Pharyngitis; Sinusitis; Upper respiratory infection

PMID:
23958368
DOI:
10.1016/j.pop.2013.06.004
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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