We describe the diagnostic and therapeutic complexities we encountered in an unusual case of piriform sinus
cancer that had arisen in a field of pharyngeal Crohn disease.
It then ascends along the carotid sheath, passing over the superior laryngeal nerve, deep to the glossopharyngeal nerve, behind the internal carotid, piercing the thyrohyoid membrane and entering the upper lateral piriform sinus
wall (18, 19).
Oral cancers include those of the lip, tongue, mouth, throat and a region called the piriform sinus
The pseudomembrane covered the supraglottic structures, including the epiglottis, vallecula and piriform sinus
, the postericoid region, and glottic inlet.
Acute suppurative thyroiditis secondary to piriform sinus
fistula: A case report.
However, the patient swallowed, and the needle migrated to the piriform sinus
and then disappeared in the esophagus.
Folds of Gore-Tex were seen in the right piriform sinus
A barium swallow esophagogram revealed a fistulous tract from the piriform sinus
to a right fourth branchial cleft cyst (figure 1, B).
For example, Sato et al reported the successful and immediate recovery of normal swallowing function with the injection of autologous fat into the thyroarytenoid muscle, false vocal fold, aryepiglottic fold, and medial wall of the piriform sinus
in 3 patients.
2-cm radiopaque foreign body in the hypopharynx perforating the left piriform sinus
, with extensive fascial emphysema in the retropharyngeal and parapharyngeal spaces extending into the mediastinum (figure 1).
Qureshi et al conducted a prospective study of 143 patients who underwent total laryngectomy for squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx and piriform sinus
A size 3 Miller intubating laryngoscope was placed into the left piriform sinus
and used to mobilize the displaced segment obliquely, anteriorly, and to the right.