Archive | December 11, 2017

Close look on epiglottitis

Epiglottitis involves swelling and inflammation of the epiglottis which is considered a potentially dangerous ailment. The epiglottis is positioned at the base of the tongue and composed mostly of cartilage. It functions as a valve to prevent food and fluids from moving into the windpipe while eating or drinking. The tissue of the epiglottis can […]