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Write-up: Patient was seen at the urgent care clinic on 4/19/2021 having congestion for a couple of days as well as cough, news throat the head and troubles breathing was noted to have normal oxygen saturation and was given an albuterol inhaler and told that she had a virus. She followed up in the PCP office on 4/21/2021 with worsening troubles breathing and was given Decadron in the office, 4days of prednisone, CXR and labwork. CXR showed possible reactive airway disease and was to do steroid and continue out albuterol every 4 hours. Had negative/normal lab work and positive Covid antibodies. History of Covid 10/2020. Felt almost completely back to normal by Sunday, her last day of steroids. On Monday had worsening of her breathing throughout the day, increased troubles breathing again after softball that night. Albuterol did seem to help up. Called the office as she woke up Tuesday morning with worsening and would started on Flovent. With no improvement return to PCP office on 4/29/2020 with marked inspiratory stridor. Was admitted to the hospital for work-up of return of stridor. Had a normal chest x-ray and neck/soft tissue x-ray. With continued troubles breathing and chest pains with decreased heart rate was elected to go to Hospital where she could have further work-up. When the ARNP came helicopter, was concerned about her airway and she intubated to fly to hospital. Was dx there with Sudden Acute Onset of Vocal Cord Dysfunction and is continuing with therapies.
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