An inflammation of the voice box and the airway just below the vocal cords, often due to infection by these viruses: parainfluenza virus, RSV, or adenovirus. Children often have a 'barking' cough while adults tend to have hoarseness.
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What is Symcat?
A disease calculator that uses hundreds of thousands of
patient records to estimate probability of disease. You
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