vestibular fold

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Related to vestibular fold: ventricular fold, vocal fold
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Noun1.vestibular fold - either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalizationvestibular fold - either of the upper two vocal cords that are not involved in vocalization
plica vocalis, vocal band, vocal cord, vocal fold - either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx
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SUMMARY: A morphological and histochemical study of the human vestibular fold was carried out using routine histological techniques.
The analysis of the vestibular fold tissue revealed three distinct muscle bundles: a posterolateral layer, a thin anterolateral muscle and an anteromedial muscle bundle.
5 children had edema of interarytenoid space, 3 children--edema of arytenoid cartilage, and 6 children had disseminated edema of vestibular folds. Nodules of true vocal folds, localized mainly in the middle third of the vocal folds (so-called vibrating center), were detected in 13 (6.1%) patients.
Direct laryngoscopy detected scarified lesions and edema of the vestibular folds. Burst therapy was started with cyclosporine, which led to an apparent remission of the disease activity.