arytenoid


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Related to arytenoid: corniculate, arytenoidectomy, arytenoid dislocation, Oblique arytenoid
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Synonyms for arytenoid

either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached

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The redundancy was much worse on the left, and the tissue in the arytenoids region prolapsed into the glottis.
Dysphonia, a less common symptom, may occur due to direct compression of osteophytes to the postcricoid region and recurrent laryngeal nerve, resulting in fixation of the arytenoids (4).
Patients were intubated awake after topical cocaine and the tube was guided by an introducer and digital palpation of the epiglottis and arytenoid cartilages.
The glottis was visualized while the bird was in lateral recumbency, and a cuffed endotracheal tube (size 14 mm) was passed between the arytenoid cartilages into the trachea.
Following and introduction to the physics of sound and a discussion of music and the brain, six chapters discuss basic biological and medical information including the genetics and genomics of the voice, laryngeal embryology and vocal development, clinical anatomy and physiology of the voice, arytenoid movement, vocal fold injury and repair, and cellular and molecular mechanisms of aging of the vocal fold.
This is a textbook that is clinically a useful reference tool for evaluating and treating the following therapies: vocal fold injection, medialization laryngoplasty and arytenoid repositioning surgery.
The significance of arytenoid edema following radiotherapy of laryngeal carcinoma with respect to residual and recurrent tumour.
The cartilaginous skeleton contains the vocal cords (thyroarytenoid muscles) and comprises the thyroid, cricoid, and arytenoid cartilages.
If necessary, a variety of surgical corrective options are available, ranging from vocal fold augmentation with injectable fillers or thyroplasty to arytenoid repositioning procedures for selected patients with vocal fold paralysis.
The view of the larynx through the airway device aperture was inspected and recorded as follows; grade I: vocal cords fully visible, grade II: vocal cords partially visible, arytenoid cartilages visible, grade III: epiglottis visible, grade IV: no laryngeal structure visible.
Direct laryngoscopy revealed a verrucous lesion of the right true vocal fold that approached the anterior commissure and arytenoid.
The surgery scheduled for July 30 is called medialization laryngoplasty with arytenoid adduction.
Physical examination showed bilateral parotid and submandibular swelling, and fiberoptic laryngoscopy showed bilateral swelling of the arytenoid region (figure 1, A).
Direct laryngoscopy revealed a 1-cm exophytic lesion centered over the right arytenoid.