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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The cause of vocal fold immobility can be classified as two different clinical entities: neuropraxia (crush injury) and arytenoid cartilage dislocation.
Arytenoid cartilage dislocation caused by a laryngeal mask airway treated with chemical splinting.
The mass was hard, and it arose from the arytenoid cartilage.
Arytenoid dislocations are classified based on the direction of displacement of the arytenoid cartilage.
5-cm foreign body in the right cricoarytenoid joint, which made the arytenoid cartilage unable to rotate.
Flexible laryngoscopy detected a submucosal 2-cm mass that bulged out from the left postcricoid area; the mass covered the ipsilateral piriform sinus and arytenoid cartilage (figure 1).
Direct laryngoscopy detected a wide-based, solid, submucosal mass arising from the posterior left arytenoid cartilage.
A thorough microscopic evaluation of the injury with a blunt ball probe revealed that the arytenoid cartilage was properly positioned within the facets.
The tumor extended from the superior pole of the right arytenoid cartilage to the soft-tissue areas of the right aryepiglottic fold, piriform sinus, and interarytenoid area.
A small ulcer was also noted on the anterior surface of the right arytenoid cartilage.
We report a case of a neurilemmoma that arose from the right arytenoid muscle adjacent to the arytenoid cartilage.
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.