glossoepiglottic


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Related to glossoepiglottic: median glossoepiglottic fold

glos·so·ep·i·glot·tic

, glossoepiglottidean (glos'ō-ep-i-glot'ik, glos'ō-ep-i-glo-tid'ē-ăn),
Relating to the tongue and epiglottis.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

glos·so·ep·i·glot·tic

, glossoepiglottidean (glos'ō-ep-i-glot'ik, -glŏ-tid'ē-ăn)
Relating to the tongue and the epiglottis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

glos·so·ep·i·glot·tic

, glossoepiglottidean (glos'ō-ep-i-glot'ik, glos'ō-ep-i-glŏ-tid'ē-ăn)
Relating to the tongue and epiglottis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The laryngoscopic exam reveais a vallecular cyst attached to the median glossoepiglottic fold.
No anomalies were found on physical examination, but indirect laryngoscopy revealed a 4- to 5-mm oval slit on the lateral glossoepiglottic fold.
Epiglottic asymmetry, taut-appearing epiglottic mucosa, a prominent median glossoepiglottic furrow, and a yellow epiglottis are physical findings that should raise suspicion of an epiglottic abscess and warrant the patient' s transfer to the operating room for airway management, endoscopic evaluation, and drainage.