Laryngomalacia (Congenital Laryngeal Stridor) in Children

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Overview

Congenital laryngeal stridor (also called laryngomalacia) results from a congenital (present at birth) anomaly of your child's larynx (voice box). This anomaly, or weakness, can cause stridor, which is a high-pitched sound that is heard best when your child breathes in.

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