Images in clinical medicine. "Thumb sign" of epiglottitis

Casey Grover
New England Journal of Medicine 2011 August 4, 365 (5): 447
A 58-year-old man presented to the emergency department after having had severe throat pain, hoarseness, and fever for 2 days. A physical examination revealed no stridor, respiratory distress, or drooling. The results of an oropharyngeal examination were unremarkable. A lateral soft-tissue..

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