preepiglottic

pre·ep·i·glot·tic

(prē'ep-i-glot'ik),
Anterior to the epiglottis.
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Reports reveal that the supraglottis was involved in 38% of these cases, the subglottis in 18%, the glottis in 5%, and the preepiglottic space in 3%; 35% of cases involved sites not otherwise specified.
Many patients will benefit from pretreatment evaluation by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging, particularly to delineate the extent of the tumor in preepiglottic and paraglottic spaces.