preepiglottic

pre·ep·i·glot·tic

(prē'ep-i-glot'ik),
Anterior to the epiglottis.
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The plunging cyst is similar; however, it is bilocular and characterized by having a connection through the thyro-hyoid membrane, allowing it to extend into the preepiglottic space.
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.