An alarming cherry — further food-derived medical terms

We have looked at the strawberry as a food-derived medical term. Today: the cherry. First, savor this article with an alarming title: Diaz K, Malave A. “Cherry Red Emergency”: Acute Epiglottitis Requiring Surgical Airway, Chest, 2012; 142 (4_MeetingAbstracts), 12A-12A. Here is more information elaborating on the cherry red epiglottis (a flap of tissue at the tongue’s back […]