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Larynx

  • Ralph H. Hruban
  • William H. Westra
  • Timothy H. Phelps
  • Christina Isacson

Abstract

The patterns of spread of carcinomas of the larynx depend on their site of origin and on well-defined anatomic barriers. A detailed understanding of laryngeal anatomy is therefore an essential part of the dissection of any laryngeal specimen. Take time to look over the figures and refresh your memory of laryngeal anatomy.

Keywords

Hyoid Bone Anterior Commissure Thyroid Cartilage Total Laryngectomy Cricoid Cartilage 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph H. Hruban
    • 1
  • William H. Westra
    • 1
  • Timothy H. Phelps
    • 2
  • Christina Isacson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Pathology Meyer 7-181The Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Art as Applied to Medicine, School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyVirginia Mason Medical CenterSeattleUSA

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