Imaging of the Larynx

  • H. D. Curtin


Imaging of the larynx must be coordinated with the clinical exam. The information acquired at imaging usually emphasizes the deeper tissues, as the superficial assessment is done by direct visualization. The description of anatomy is key to the description of any lesion.


Anterior Commissure Thyroid Cartilage Total Laryngectomy Cricoid Cartilage Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. D. Curtin
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  1. 1.Massachusetts Eye and Ear InfirmaryHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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