Causes of Chronic Pediatric Cough - Differential Diagnosis ...
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Causes of Chronic Pediatric Cough - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

Poor Growth

 - Non-Specific CXR

     • Immunodeficiency

     • Chronic Aspiration

     • Environmental Exposure

     • Poorly Controlled Asthma

     • Infection

 - Abnormal CXR / CT Scan

     • Structural Abnormality

     • Tumor

Normal Growth

 - Exacerbated by Exertion/URTl:

     • Asthma

 - Abnormal CXR / CT Scan:

     • Tumors

     • Congenital Anomaly

 - Normal CXR

     • Chronic Sinusitis

     • Post Nasal Drip

     • GERD +/- Aspiration

     • Habit Cough

     • Environmental Exposure



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