arytenoid cartilage


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Related to arytenoid cartilage: corniculate cartilage, arytenoid muscle
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Noun1.arytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attachedarytenoid cartilage - either of two small cartilages at the back of the larynx to which the vocal folds are attached
cartilage, gristle - tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults
larynx, voice box - a cartilaginous structure at the top of the trachea; contains elastic vocal cords that are the source of the vocal tone in speech
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of the arytenoid cartilage, often with accompanying rotation or tilting of the cartilage with respect to the cricoid.
The medial surface and the vocal process of the the arytenoid cartilage.
Asymmetric thickening of the vocal cord on the left side, dilated left pyriform sinus and left laryngeal ventricle, and anteriomedial deviation of the arytenoid cartilage were illustrated.
Then, a modified posterior ML with a larger prosthesis projected toward the vocal process was placed to medially displace the vocal fold and arytenoid cartilage simultaneously.
The supraglottic index (SGI) uses a scale to score for the presence of edema and erythema /hyperemia in the epiglottis, false vocal cords, and arytenoid cartilage, as well as secretions or mucosal thickening of the piriform recess and posterior commissure.
It contains the epiglottis, arytenoid cartilage, aryepiglottic folds, vocal cords and the cricoid cartilage.
She subsequently reported to an emergency department, where computed tomography (CT) demonstrated soft-tissue edema without laryngeal pathology or arytenoid cartilage dislocation.
Procedures on arytenoid included extralaryngealarytenoidectomy (4) in which arytenoid cartilage was freed from all its muscular and laryngeal attachments except the vocal muscle.
It refers to partial displacement of the arytenoid within the cricoarytenoid joint, as distinct from arytenoid dislocation, which is complete separation of the arytenoid cartilage from the joint space.
Computed tomography showed that the tumor had encased and distorted the left arytenoid cartilage and part of the cricoid cartilage and extended to the subglottis.
If the cricoarytenoid joint is fixated from scarring or dislocation, the arytenoid cartilage will not be able to move well; this will be seen as limited mobility of the vocal fold and can be confused with nerve or muscle dysfunction, which can also result in limited mobility.