Level 3: Cough – MHROS: Expert Panel DDX

How does your differential compare with the experts?

What physical exam maneuvers would you like to perform?

Experts’ DDX:

    GI (reflux)

  1. Allergy – allergic rhinitis/post-nasal drip
  2. Reactive airway disease
  3. Anatomic
    1. Vascular ring
    2. Subglottic stenosis
  4. Infectious – otitis
  5. Dietary
  6. Oncologic (mediastinal mass)
  7. Cardiac – arrhythmia
  8. Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy
  9. Respiratory (asthma)
  10. Neurologic

[In adults, also think of Cardiogenic pulmonary edema from CHF, MI, arrhythmia (afib) Eosinophilic esophagitis.]