Subglottic

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Sub`glot´tic


a.1.(Anat.) Situated below the glottis; - applied to that part of the cavity of the larynx below the true vocal cords.
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Proposed grading system for subglottic stenosis based on endotracheal tube sizes.
If the patient is not treated early laryngeal TB can result in subglottic stenosis, muscular involvement and vocal cord paralysis when the cricoarytenoid joint or recurrent laryngeal nerves are invaded.
There was subglottic stenosis and the Cormack--Lehane score was observed to be IV.
1] Whereas, formerly, the operation was done largely for management of epiglotitis and laryngotracheobronchitis, today, the prime indication is subglottic stenosis in infants consequent upon intubations for respiratory distress syndrome and prematurity in developed countries.
Specifically, he did not display nasal manifestations such as epistaxis or saddle nose deformity, and he had no tracheopulmonary symptoms or signs such as subglottic stenosis, hemoptysis and/or pulmonary nodules on X-Ray.
Patient ultimately developed severe subglottic stenosis and became dependent on tracheostomy tube.
A 74-year-old woman presented to us with a long history of idiopathic subglottic stenosis.
In 10-20% of patients, subglottic stenosis appears as an effect of the vulnerability to chronic inflammation and restorative process of subglottic tissue [3] or to overactive recovery processes that lead to chronic fibrosis and subsequent stenosis [4].
Ethan was diagnosed with subglottic stenosis, a condition where the voice box has not fully opened.
SUBGLOTTIC STENOSIS SUBGLOTTIC stenosis is a narrowing of the airway below the vocal cords and above the trachea.
These include cleft palate, orofacial malformations, atlanto-axial subluxation, subglottic stenosis and tracheomalacia [4].
Intubating the patient was difficult because of subglottic stenosis.