epiglottic


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ep·i·glot·tic

, epiglottidean (ep'i-glot'ik, ep'i-glo-tid'ē-ăn),
Relating to the epiglottis.

ep·i·glot·tic

, epiglottidean (ep'i-glot'ik, ep'i-glo-tid'ē-ăn)
Relating to the epiglottis.
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After obtaining the consent of a family member, the planned hemicolectomy was conducted, in addition to a resection through laryngeal microsurgery and a biopsy of the epiglottic tumor identified (0.75 cm) (Fig.
Transoral laser marsupialization of epiglottic cysts.
The epiglottic and ventricular band cysts are retention type [4].
The commonly encountered benign lesions of the larynx are vocal cord polyps, vocal nodules, tuberculosis of larynx, laryngocele, laryngeal web, epiglottic cysts, and subglottic hemangioma.
Particular attention should be paid to the epiglottic petiole as avulsion of the thryoepiglottic membrane is often surgically repaired.
Table I: Endoscopic biometry of upper respiratory tract in bovine Animals Naso- epiglottic distance Nasotracheal no.
Oral manifestations like recurrent aphthous ulcers, large chronic ulcers or erythrokeratotic papules can occur in 50% of patients.2 There can be associated palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, alopecia, eye involvement, and even epiglottic infilteration.6The nail involvement is seen in 30% of cases in the form of thickening and hyperkeratosis of nail bed and yellowish pigmentation of nails.3 A possible association of Nekam's disease with glomerulonephritis and lymphoproliferative disorders has also been reported.5However, in our case we did not find any associated pathology.
Generally, anaphylactic reactions are characterized by an explosive dynamic of events, taking 3-4 minutes, with clinical picture depending on the allergen entrance site, manifested by sudden onset of epiglottic and laryngeal edema added to cutaneous areas, as venom sites of penetration in the presented case.
The epiglottic entrapment can be the cause of respiratory noise and poor performance.
For a malignancy with epiglottic involvement, this could compromise oncologic control.