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Epiglottitis is an uncommon but serious condition in which the epiglottis is infected. The epiglottis is a tongue-like tissue flap positioned at the rear part of the throat. The infection is triggered by the Haemophilus influenza type B bacteria. The condition is dangerous because once the epiglottis is swollen, it obstructs the trachea and disrupts […]