cricoid


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cricoid

[′krī‚kȯid]
(anatomy)
The signet-ring-shaped cartilage forming the base of the larynx in humans and most other mammals.
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Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy demonstrates the desquamating lesions of the subglottic region (arrow) (A) and the posterior cricoid, aryepiglottic folds, and piriform sinuses (arrows) (B).
A hypoechoic structure between the thyroid and the cricoid cartilages can be observed through a longitudinal section along the larynx (Fig.
The device is designed to provide relief from LPR symptoms by applying slight external pressure to the cricoid cartilage area located below the Adam's apple which increases the internal pressure of the UES.
The criteria for difficult intubation with the optimal position of the head (the so-called sniffing position) applying external pressure to the cricoid cartilage (Sellick's maneuver) and after calling in an experienced anesthesiologist were as follows:
Cricoid pressure in the RSI scenario remains controversial, [14] and in some parts of the world (e.
Functional significance of arytenoid adduction with the suture attaching to cricoid cartilage versus to thyroid cartilage for unilateral paralytic dysphonia.
An anaesthetic technician applies pressure to Tallulah's throat on her cricoid cartilage while the anaesthetic is administered, to prevent regurgitation.
New radiological features, including precocious calcification of hyoid and cricoid cartilage, irregular and squared-off calcaneal bones and severe hypoplasia of the anterior portion of first cervical vertebra have recently been reported.
60) 129(100) PF: Pyriform Fossa; Nasal c: nasal cavity; NF: nasopharynx; PNS: paranasal sinuses; PC: Post cricoid region; PPW: Posterior pharyngeal wall; FOM: Floor of mouth; SG: Supra glottis; GL: Glottis; SB: Sub glottis Table-3: Site wise Distribution of Carcinomas of UADT SITES SCC VCA BSCC SPCC VSCC PDCA NPC Lip 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tongue 26 1 0 0 0 1 0 FOM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Cheek 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 Gingiva 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Palate 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 Nasal C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NF 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 PNS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 PF 30 0 0 0 0 2 0 PC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 PPW 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 SG 20 0 2 0 0 0 0 GL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 SUB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 107 3 2 1 1 3 3 (86) (2.
Observation at the level of the cricoid cartilage and larynx revealed slight edema.
Each patient was implanted with a synthetic part about five centimeters long, consisting of a section of the trachea, at the top of which was a version of the cricoid arch and plate - a hollow, collar-like segment that forms the base of the larynx.