false vocal fold


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Synonyms for false vocal fold

either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization

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Reductions in anteroposterior supraglottic ratings and quantitative false vocal fold compressions were also found, but they did not reach the level of statistical significance.
Axial CT without contrast at the level of the false vocal folds demonstrates a small pocket of gas within the right false vocal fold.
The false vocal folds and ventricular space are affected most commonly, followed by the true vocal folds.
In this procedure, after intubation with a 6-mm endotracheal tube, a wide lumen laryngoscope is positioned with optimum exposure of the false vocal fold ipsilateral to the laryngocele.
These lesions were orange-yellow and involved the right false vocal fold.
Direct laryngeal endoscopy with general anesthesia showed the smooth mass involving the left aryepiglottic fold and false vocal folds (figure 3).
The mass extended to the right false vocal fold, paraglottic space, and subglottis.
Laryngeal schwannomas are slowly growing lesions that are usually located in the false vocal fold or in the area of the aryepiglottic fold.
Fiberoptic laryngoscopy demonstrated a submucosal mass in the area of the left false vocal fold with no impairment of vocal fold mobility.
5,6,9) They are usually located in the area of the right aryepiglottic fold and the false vocal fold.
1) Paraganglia are associated with the superior laryngeal artery and nerve along the false vocal fold (superior paraganglia) and along the course of the recurrent laryngeal nerve at the lateral margin of the cricoid cartilage (inferior paraganglia).
On rigid videostroboscopy, the true vocal folds were mobile bilaterally, but fullness of the right false vocal fold had caused effacement of the ventricle and medialization of the true vocal fold (figure 1).
On the videolaryngoscopic examination, a large supraglottic mass that completely occluded the airway was observed at the level of the left false vocal fold (figure 1, A).
retracting or deconstricting the false vocal folds.
In the pharyngeal phase, the larynx prevents material from entering the trachea by closing the true vocal cords, false vocal folds and aryepiglottic folds respectively.