Participants were instructed to guide the FOS below the epiglottic
fins rather than above them until the vocal cords could be seen.
Redundancy of the epiglottic
structures can result in folding of the epiglottis and possible irritation of the glottic and supraglottic structures.
We suspect that this may be due to epiglottic
downfolding and obstruction, during AMBU[R]LMA insertion.
Application of mitomycin C after endoscopic lysis of congenital laryngeal web combined with epiglottic
hypoplasia in a middle-aged man.
We found that diagnosing epiglottic
and, in particular, left pyriform fossa impingement was greatly aided by the use of the gastroscope.
We conducted this retrospective study to measure the growth curve of laryngeal and epiglottic
descent in comparison with that of the soft palate (specifically the uvula) and the cranium (using the sella turcica as a reference point) during a non-deglutition state in infants, and to determine if the timing of the anatomic changes correlated with the timing of the peak incidence of SIDS.
1) Such an origin would account for the array of congenital epiglottic
abnormalities that are seen, including wide midline clefts (attributable to an absence of the hypobranchial eminence) and paired lateral clefts (secondary to a failure of the hypobranchial eminence to fuse to the lateral fourth arches).
The type 3 designation applies to cases caused by other etiologies, such as underlying neuromuscular disorders and posterior epiglottic
collapse; it was treated with a tracheostomy.
We describe a new case of epiglottic
primary malignant melanoma in a 74-year-old man who presented with hoarseness and a foreign-body sensation.
position after cricothyroidotomy: A comparison with tracheotomy.
Dysphagia rehabilitation, including strengthening exercises to improve the patient's ability to achieve epiglottic
retroversion and pharyngeal bolus propulsion, led to a decrease in the amount of residue after swallowing, eliminated the aspiration, and improved the patient's quality of life.
We describe the case of a 4-day-old girl who presented with an epiglottic
cyst that was later identified as a rudimentary pinna attached to the soft palate.