chapter  69
Acute infections of the larynx
BySanjai Sood, Karan Kapoor, Richard Oakley
Pages 8

Furthermore, although the majority of acute laryngeal infections are self-limiting and resolve with supportive care, in a small number of cases an acute infection can progress rapidly into a life-threatening condition requiring urgent expert care in a hospital setting. This will often require input from an experienced team of clinicians, which may include an emergency medicine physician, otorhinolaryngologist, anaesthetist, paediatrician and microbiologist.