epiglottic


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ep·i·glot·tic

, epiglottidean (ep'i-glot'ik, ep'i-glo-tid'ē-ăn),
Relating to the epiglottis.

ep·i·glot·tic

, epiglottidean (ep'i-glot'ik, ep'i-glo-tid'ē-ăn)
Relating to the epiglottis.

epiglottic

pertaining to or emanating from the epiglottis.

epiglottic cartilage
attached to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx by the thyroepiglottic ligament; it is the structural basis of the epiglottis.
epiglottic cysts
see pharyngeal cyst.
epiglottic entrapment
the epiglottis is trapped by the arytenoepiglottic fold and fails to function normally. Affected horses show exercise intolerance, noisy breathing, coughing and a characteristic appearance of the laryngeal opening viewed through a fiberscope.
epiglottic hypoplasia
a smaller than normal epiglottis is often associated with dorsal displacement of the soft palate in horses, resulting in respiratory embarrassment during exercise.
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Epiglottic entrapment: A Transnasal surgical approach to divide the aryepiglottic fold axially in the standing horse.
Participants were instructed to guide the FOS below the epiglottic fins rather than above them until the vocal cords could be seen.
Epiglottic tuberculosis in a patient treated with steroids for Addison's disease.
Above data shows 5 patients had vocal cord granulomas, which is the most frequent lesion encountered; 4 patients had interarytenoid adhesion which is the next common lesion followed by vocal cord scarring, web formation, arytenoid subluxation and epiglottic ulceration in 3 patients each.
Asymptomatic epiglottic cysts as cause of upper airway obstruction during anaesthesia.
A statement on the Godolphin website read: "Silent Honor was today ruled out of the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket due to an epiglottic entrapment.
Anteroposterior and lateral radiographic views of the neck are useful for evaluating the assessment of epiglottic size and shape, retropharyngeal profile and subglottic and tracheal anatomy.
2) In the present case, epiglottic involvement necessitated initial subtotal resection to minimize the risk of subsequent aspiration while the airway was stabilized, followed by definitive laser excision.
In addition, the laryngeal mask airway design of the CTrach[TM] is susceptible to epiglottic downfolding and obstruction by the arytenoids (13).
The inner cuff has been strengthened to prevent airway obstruction from infolding and epiglottic fins have been added to prevent airway obstruction from epiglottic down folding.
Unlike the LMA Classic, there are no epiglottic bars on the AMBU[R]LMA (Figure 2).