Human Parainfluenza Viruses (HPIV) and Other Parainfluenza Viruses Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 30, 2020
  • Author: Subhash Chandra Parija, MD, MBBS, PhD, DSc, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions listed in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered include the following:

  • Bronchiolitis

  • Coronavirus

  • Foreign body aspiration (if croup or bronchiolitis is present)

  • Pneumonia

  • Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

  • Rhinovirus

  • Tracheitis

Differential Diagnoses