cricoarytenoid joint

cri·co·ar·y·te·noid joint

the synovial joint between the base of each arytenoid cartilage and the upper border of the lamina of the cricoid cartilage.
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If the patient is not treated early laryngeal TB can result in subglottic stenosis, muscular involvement and vocal cord paralysis when the cricoarytenoid joint or recurrent laryngeal nerves are invaded.
Persistent vocal fold limitation in the median position with cricoarytenoid joint fixation was still noted after 1 month; however, the patient complained of neither hoarseness nor choking.
20) This should be distinguished from cricoarytenoid joint luxations, which are characterized by displacement (anterior, medial, posterior, etc.
The best candidates for this treatment are those who do not require urgent relief of airway obstruction, those who have had repeated emergency department visits, those without cricoarytenoid joint fixation, and tracheotomy dependent patients.
Result: Inappropriate size or location of the implant material were defined in two subjects, inappropriate management of the inner perichondrium of thyroid lamina (IPTL) were defined in 5, and cricoarytenoid joint (CAJ) fixation in one.
It refers to partial displacement of the arytenoid within the cricoarytenoid joint, as distinct from arytenoid dislocation, which is complete separation of the arytenoid cartilage from the joint space.
The cricoarytenoid joint (CAJ) in the larynx is a synovial joint surrounded by a fibrous capsule holding lubricating joint fluid.
1-3) Cricoarytenoid joint space obliteration or clouding can be found in some cases of dislocation.
LPR has been associated with numerous laryngeal conditions including muscle tension dysphonia, Reinke's edema, globus sensation, laryngeal hyperirritability, laryngospasm, delayed wound healing, posterior laryngitis, diffuse laryngitis, laryngeal pyogenic granuloma, glottic and subglottic stenosis, cricoarytenoid joint ankylosis, carcinoma and other conditions.
5-cm sliver of steel had become impacted in the right cricoarytenoid joint, which made the arytenoid cartilage unable to rotate.
If the cricoarytenoid joint is fixated from scarring or dislocation, the arytenoid cartilage will not be able to move well; this will be seen as limited mobility of the vocal fold and can be confused with nerve or muscle dysfunction, which can also result in limited mobility.