Laryngeal anatomy

Basic, Organ-Based and Clinical Sciences

Cartilages include:

  • Epiglottis
  • Thyroid
  • Arytenoid
  • Cuneiform
  • Corniculate
  • Cricoid

Joints include:

  • Cricothyroid
  • Cricoarytenoid

Muscles can be divided into three different groups with innervation (see keyword linked below):

  • Tensor Muscles

  • Cricothyroid

  • Adductor muscles

  • Lateral Cricoarytenoid

  • Interarytenoid

  • Thyroarytenoid

  • Abductor muscles

  • Posterior cricoarytenoid

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2017

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Richard Murray, MD