lateral glossoepiglottic fold

(redirected from pharyngoepiglottic fold)

lat·er·al glos·so·ep·i·glot·tic fold

the fold of mucous membrane that extends from the margin of the epiglottis to the pharyngeal wall and base of the tongue on each side, forming the lateral boundary of the epiglottic valleculae.
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A 54-year-old man with T1N2bM0 squamous cell carcinoma of the right pharyngoepiglottic fold (status post fight modified neck dissection and subsequent radiation therapy 3 years earlier) was referred to our sleep center with complaints of poor sleep, somnambulance (sleepwalking), and somniloquy (sleep talking).