aryepiglottic fold


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fold

 [fōld]
plica; a thin margin curved back on itself, or doubling.
amniotic fold the folded edge of the amnion where it rises over and finally encloses the embryo.
aryepiglottic fold a fold of mucous membrane extending on each side between the lateral border of the epiglottis and the summit of the arytenoid cartilage.
circular f's the permanent transverse folds of the luminal surface of the small intestine.
costocolic fold a fold of peritoneum passing from the left colic flexure to the adjacent part of the diaphragm; called also phrenicocolic ligament.
gastric f's the series of folds in the mucous membrane of the stomach.
gluteal fold the crease separating the buttocks from the thigh.
head fold a fold of blastoderm at the cephalic end of the developing embryo.
interdigital fold the free border of the web connecting the bases of adjoining digits.
lacrimal fold a fold of mucous membrane at the lower opening of the nasolacrimal duct.
mucosal fold (mucous fold) a fold of mucous membrane.
nail fold the fold of palmar skin around the base and sides of the nail of a finger or toe.
neural fold one of the paired folds lying on either side of the neural plate that form the neural tube.
semilunar fold of conjunctiva a mucous fold at the medial angle of the eye.
serosal fold (serous fold) a fold of serous membrane.
spiral fold a spirally arranged elevation in the mucosa of the first part of the cystic duct.
tail fold a fold of the blastoderm at the caudal end of the developing embryo.
transverse f's three permanent transverse folds in the rectum.
ventricular fold (vestibular fold) a false vocal cord.
vestigial fold a pericardial fold enclosing the remnant of the embryonic left anterior cardinal vein.
vocal f's true vocal cords.

ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic fold

[TA]
a prominent fold of mucous membrane stretching between the lateral margin of the epiglottis and the arytenoid cartilage on either side; it encloses the aryepiglottic muscle.

ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic fold

(ar'ē-ep-i-glot'ik fōld) [TA]
A prominent fold of mucous membrane stretching between the lateral margin of the epiglottis and the arytenoid cartilage on either side; it encloses the aryepiglottic muscle.
Synonym(s): plica aryepiglottica [TA] .

ar·y·ep·i·glot·tic fold

(ar'ē-ep-i-glot'ik fōld) [TA]
Prominent fold of mucous membrane stretching between lateral margin of the epiglottis and arytenoid cartilage on either side; encloses the aryepiglottic muscle.
Synonym(s): arytenoepiglottidean fold.
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A whitish glistening 3x2x1.5 cm mass seen on the left aryepiglottic folds extending on to the false cord.
An elective tracheostomy was performed and under general anesthesia, a larygofissure approach was performed by splitting the thyroid cartilage, and the mass was found attached with a broad base pedicle to the left aryepiglottic fold on its medial aspect and left ventricle.
It is important to save the aryepiglottic fold which helps maintain the architecture of the supra glottic larynx and can possibly decrease the risk of aspiration.
(18) If floppiness of the epiglottis or aryepiglottic folds was seen while the patient was breathing spontaneously, trimming of the mucosa of the aryepiglottic fold(s) was performed to allow for increased airflow.
In the 42 TNE cases, 4 primary cancers were biopsied through a port on the endoscope; 2 of these cancers were in the tongue base, 1 in the hypopharynx, and 1 in the aryepiglottic fold (figure).
Direct laryngeal endoscopy with general anesthesia showed the smooth mass involving the left aryepiglottic fold and false vocal folds (figure 3).
Endoscopic examination detected a smooth submucosal right-sided mass that involved the aryepiglottic fold, false vocal fold, and true vocal fold (figure 1).
Twelve years earlier, the patient had been hospitalized for the treatment of dyspnea and dysphagia secondary to the presence of a 1-cm reddish mass that had involved the left aryepiglottic fold and caused supraglottic narrowing.
Transnasal videolaryngoscopy revealed bilateral polypoid degeneration of the vocal folds (Reinke edema) and melanosis of the right aryepiglottic fold (figure).
CT demonstrated a 3.2 x 3.4 x 2.6-cm mass with fatty attenuation centered in the right aryepiglottic fold and right epiglottis (figure 2).
A laryngocele grows pos-terosuperiorly on the medial side and pushes the band ventricles and the aryepiglottic folds. A laryngocele can pass through the thyrohyoid membrane and enter the soft tissues of the neck.
Case Background history Type of craniofacial malformation 1 DiGeorge syndrome Dysmorphic facial features Short neck, retrognathia 2 Peters plus syndrome Marked laryngomalacia Prominent arytenoids Short aryepiglottic folds 3 CHARGE syndrome Dysmorphic facial features Short neck, retrognathia Choanal atresia Case Prior success Intubation success in current case at intubation 1 Laryngeal mask plus Airtraq on first attempt fiberoptic bronchoscopy for the second attempt 2 Direct laryngoscopy Airtraq on first attempt (multiple attempts) 3 Oral fiberoptic Airtraq plus Frova guide on the bronchoscopy plus third attempt external laryngeal manipulation on the third attempt Source: Authors.