aryepiglottic

ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic

(ar'ē-ep-i-glot'ik),
Relating to the arytenoid cartilage and the epiglottis; denoting a fold of mucous membrane (aryepiglottic fold) and a muscle contained in it (aryepiglottic muscle).

aryepiglottic

Pertaining to the ARYTENOID cartilages and to the EPIGLOTTIS.

ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic

(ar'ē-ep-i-glot'ik)
Relating to arytenoid cartilage and epiglottis; denoting a fold of mucous membrane (aryepiglottic fold) and a muscle contained in it (aryepiglottic muscle).
Synonym(s): arytenoepiglottidean.
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A laryngocele grows pos-terosuperiorly on the medial side and pushes the band ventricles and the aryepiglottic folds.
The supraglottis (Figure 4) includes the epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds, arytenoids, ventricular bands (false cords), and laryngeal ventricles.
A contrast-enhanced CT of the soft tissue of the neck revealed a well-defined, oblong soft tissue 1.7 x 2.7 x 3.9 cm mass arising from the right aryepiglottic region and narrowing the hypopharynx, (Figures 1-3).
PET/CT imaging showed hypermetabolic focus on left aryepiglottic fold and interarytenoid area maximum standard uptake values ([SUV.sub.max]): 8.9 without any anatomical correlation.
If there is not adequate abduction of the left arytenoid it is common that the left aryepiglottic fold and/or the right vocal cord will deviate axially during inspiration and result in partial obstruction and noise.
Diagnostic fiberoptic bronchoscopy was performed postoperatively, showing marked laryngomalacia, very prominent arytenoids, very short aryepiglottic folds, and no subglottic, tracheal, or bronchial injuries.
Flexible laryngoscopy showed fullness of the right posterior pharyngeal wall without mucosal abnormality, resulting in anterior displacement of the right aryepiglottic fold.
Flexible pharyngolaryngoscopy was done, and it was noted that there was left vocal cord immobility, oedematous left aryepiglottic fold, and left pyriform fossa with secretions in it.
The otolaryngologist service performed a laryngoscopic examination, which revealed left side erythema and an edematous epiglottis and aryepiglottic folds consistent with acute epiglottitis (Figure 1).
Flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy demonstrates the desquamating lesions of the subglottic region (arrow) (A) and the posterior cricoid, aryepiglottic folds, and piriform sinuses (arrows) (B).
In his physical examination; he had 38.5 [degrees]C fever, trismus preventing oral examination and moderate aryepiglottic fold edema on fiber optic nasal endoscopic examination.
Posteriorly, the limit of resection passes in front of the arytenoids, sectioning the ventricular and aryepiglottic folds.