arytenoid

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arytenoid

[‚ar·ə′tē‚nȯid]
(anatomy)
Relating to either of the paired, pyramid-shaped, pivoting cartilages on the dorsal aspect of the larynx, in humans and most other mammals, to which the vocal cords and arytenoid muscles are attached.
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A more advanced surgical method, known as laryngeal framework surgery, involves manipulating the paralyzed vocal cord through an external approach and repositioning the arytenoid cartilage (7).
A 5-0 Vicryl suture was used to reapproximate the vocal process to the exposed arytenoid cartilage along its medial surface.
14) Similarly, Marcus et al reported using scissors to trim the obstructing mucosa from the lateral edge of the epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds, and arytenoid cartilage in all patients, even though they saw two distinct patterns of laryngomalacia in their patients; half exhibited anteromedial collapse of aryepiglottic folds and cuneiform cartilage, while the other half manifested only anteromedial collapse of the mucosa overlying the arytenoids.
25) They include (1) the inward collapse of the aryepiglottic folds, primarily the cuneiform cartilages, (2) an elongated epiglottis curled on an abnormality, (3) anterior and medial collapsing movements of the arytenoid cartilages, (4) posterior and inferior displacement of the epiglottis, (5) short aryepiglottic folds, and (6) an overly acute angle of the epiglottis.
Significant findings on examination included the presence of white lesions on the soft palate, erythema and edema of the arytenoid cartilages, and white lesions on the vocal folds (figure).