Severe Chronic Upper Airway Disease (SCUAD) in children. Definition issues and requirements

Karatzanis A., Kalogjera L., Scadding G., Velegrakis S., Kawauchi H., Cingi C., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY, vol.79, no.7, pp.965-968, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives: Upper airway diseases are extremely common, and a significant proportion of patients are not adequately controlled by contemporary treatment algorithms. The term SCUAD (Severe Chronic Upper Airway Disease) has been previously introduced to describe such cases. However, this term has not been adequately focused on children.