Dorsal displacement of the soft palate and epiglottic
entrapment: Diagnosis, management, and interrelationship.
What percentage of subjects who aspirated had an abnormal epiglottic
Pulmonary Pathology ARDS 1 Emphysema 5 Lobar pneumonia 27 Bronchopneumonia 6 Fungal pneumonia 1 CVC Lung 6 Interstitial pneumonia 8 Bronchial Asthma 2 Tuberculosis 21 Epiglottic
abscess 2 Total 79 Table 4.
We present a case of a 2-year-old child who presented with airway obstruction, initially diagnosed with laryngomalacia, who was subsequently diagnosed and treated for an isolated epiglottic
The internal branch of the SLN (IBSLN) supplies sensation to the lower pharynx, supraglottic larynx, and base of tongue and supplies special visceral afferents to epiglottic
Moulded 'fins' within the bowl of the sLMA are designed to protect the airway from epiglottic
obstruction, serving a similar function as the aperture bars of the LMA-Classic[TM].
Anteriorly, it extended up to the epiglottic
base in the parapharyngeal space.
A portable lateral radiograph of the neck showed diffuse soft tissue cervical and epiglottic
swelling with a classic "thumb sign.
and arytenoids are oedematous and congested.
A laryngeal computed tomography (CT) result was reported as possible supraglottic laryngeal carcinoma, with findings of epiglottic
widening, narrowing of pre-epiglottic
distance, irregularity of aryepiglottic folds, and narrowing of piriform sinuses (figure 3, A).
However, there are case reports of epiglottic
trauma with the use of this technique (16).
O'Grady said: "It says a lot about the horse that he was fired and hobdayed before he ever won a point-to-point, and at the end of the 2001/02 season he underwent further surgery to relieve epiglottic