supraglottis

supraglottis

/su·pra·glot·tis/ (-glot´is) the area of the pharynx above the glottis as far as the epiglottis.
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The supraglottis includes the area above the true vocal folds from the epiglottis to the ventricle.
MTP IV is the extreme form of supraglottic muscle tension in which there is a complete sphincter-like closure of the supraglottis during phonation.
B) Image of the fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of a delay in initiation of swallowing; thickened, dyed liquid is visible on the supraglottis.
of Total Patients (n=125) Gastrointestinal Gastro-oesophageal 11 24 Colon 7 Pancreas 2 Gallbladder 2 Anal canal 1 Stromal tumour (GIST) 1 Breast 22 22 Female Cervix 9 17 reproductive Ovary 7 system H mole 1 Oral cavity Buccal mucosa 9 14 Tongue 5 Haematologic CML 4 12 AML 3 Multiple myeloma 3 ALL 1 CLL 1 Lungs & pleural 10 10 cavity Lymphoma NHL 5 8 Hodgkin's 2 CNS 1 U bladder 5 5 Larynx & 4 4 Supraglottis Prostate 3 3 Bones Hard palate 1 2 Mandible 1 Testis 1 1 Lung +CLL 1 1 Lung +NHL 1 1 Primitive 1 1 peripheral neuroectodermal tumour Total 125 Table 3.
Vocal cord mobility was normal bilaterally, the airway was adequate, and both subglottis and supraglottis showed normal mucosa.
Functional swallowing outcomes following transoral robotic surgery vs primary chemoradiotherapy in patients with advanced-stage oropharynx and supraglottis cancer.
There are many receptors in the mucosa of supraglottis which are highly sensitive to a vibration of laryngeal mucosa; whereas, tactile receptors are found in the epiglottis, aryepiglottic folds and vocal processes [6].
Subsequent laryngeal re-assessment demonstrated progressive oedema, extending to the epiglottis, supraglottis and vocal cords, with incomplete cord closure on phonation.
The patient was intubated in the theatre and direct laryngoscopy demonstrated an oedematous supraglottis with redundant patchy necrosis occluding the glottis.
The internal ramus provides sensory innervation to the supraglottis, emits a communicating ramus with the recurrent laryngeal nerve.
Within the larynx it must distinguish those originated in the supraglottis, glottis or subglottis as their behavior and lymphatic spread are different.