cartilage

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Related to corniculate cartilage: arytenoid cartilage, thyroid cartilage, cricoid cartilage, cuneiform cartilage
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The procedures that have been advocated include (1) division of the aryepiglottic fold, (2) partial amputation of the epiglottis, (3) suture of the epiglottis to the base of the tongue (epiglottoplasty), (4) removal of redundant supra-arytenoid mucosa and the lateral borders of the epiglottis, and (5) removal of the cuneiform and corniculate cartilages and the surrounding mucosa.
Zalzal et al described using scissors to trim the aryepiglottic folds, lateral edges of the epiglottis, and the mucosa over the arytenoids and corniculate cartilages.
2] laser; the treated areas "usually include the aryepiglottic folds, lateral edges of the epiglottis and the corniculate cartilages.