arytenoid cartilage


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Related to arytenoid cartilage: corniculate cartilage, arytenoid muscle

ar·y·te·noid car·ti·lage

[TA]
one of a pair of small triangular pyramidal laryngeal cartilages that articulate with the lamina of the cricoid cartilage. It gives attachment at its anteriorly directed vocal process to the posterior part of the corresponding vocal ligament and to several muscles at its laterally directed muscular process. The base of the cartilage is hyaline but the apex is elastic.

arytenoid cartilage

[ä·rit′ənoid kär′ti·ləj]
Etymology: Gk, arytaina, ladle + eidos, form; L, cartilago
one of the paired, pitcher-shaped cartilages of the back of the larynx at the upper border of the cricoid cartilage with attachments to the vocal chords.

ar·y·te·noid car·ti·lage

(ari-tēnoyd kahrti-lăj) [TA]
One of a pair of small triangular pyramidal laryngeal cartilages that articulate with the lamina of the cricoid cartilage. It gives attachment at its anteriorly directed vocal process to the posterior part of the corresponding vocal ligament and to several muscles at its laterally directed muscular process.
Synonym(s): cartilago arytenoidea [TA] .

ar·y·te·noid car·ti·lage

(ari-tēnoyd kahrti-lăj) [TA]
One of a pair of small triangular pyramidal laryngeal cartilages that articulate with lamina of cricoid cartilage.

arytenoid

shaped like a jug or pitcher, as the arytenoid cartilage.

arytenoid abscess
see laryngeal chondritis.
arytenoid cartilage
one of the paired laryngeal cartilages in the dorsal part of the larynx that provides attachment for the muscles that adduct and abduct the vocal cords. The cartilages form the dorsal boundary of the rima glottis, the vocal cords the ventral boundary.
arytenoid chondritis
inflammation of the arytenoid cartilage that causes a syndrome similar to that caused by recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis.
arytenoid lateralization
a surgical technique used to treat laryngeal paralysis in dogs. One or both arytenoid cartilages are fixed in a lateral position with sutures, thereby enlarging the diameter of the laryngeal lumen.
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The vocal fold was taut, not lax, and the arytenoid cartilage was more posteriorly positioned than would be expected with an anterior dislocation.
9) Their patient was a 62-year-old woman who had swallowed a fish bone, which then became stuck in her right cricoarytenoid joint and prevented rotation of her arytenoid cartilage.
A 5-0 Vicryl suture was used to reapproximate the vocal process to the exposed arytenoid cartilage along its medial surface.
5) In fact, fewer than 10 cases of chondrosarcoma of the arytenoid cartilage have been reported in the literature.
However, we did make an incidental finding of a small swelling on the right arytenoid muscle adjacent to the arytenoid cartilage (figure 1).
1) Type 1 laryngomalacia was characterized by prolapse of the mucosa overlying the arytenoid cartilages, type 2 involved foreshortened aryepiglottic folds, and type 3 involved posterior displacement of the epiglottis.
AS involves axial skeleton but peripheral joints including TMJ and arytenoid cartilages may also be affected making tracheal intubation impossible1.
Significant bruising of his soft palate was seen, in addition to bruising and oedema of the soft tissues around the arytenoid cartilages with a small haematoma within the valleculae [Figure 1].
the posterior part of the glottis, consisting of the arytenoid cartilages and their vocal processes; see Figure 1b).
Patients were intubated awake after topical cocaine and the tube was guided by an introducer and digital palpation of the epiglottis and arytenoid cartilages.