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Cricoarytenoid subluxation, computed tomography, and electromyography findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3623957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of cricoarytenoid subluxation secondary to endotracheal intubation and documented by computed tomography (CT) and electromyography (EMG) is reported. Successful endoscopic reduction of the displaced arytenoid is confirmed by CT. The normal anatomy and physiology of the cricoarytenoid joint is presented and the literature regarding this rarely reported injury is reviewed. Based on this review and the case reported, a treatment plan is proposed.
L G Close; M Merkel; B Watson; S D Schaefer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Head & neck surgery     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0148-6403     ISO Abbreviation:  Head Neck Surg     Publication Date:    1987 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-10-22     Completed Date:  1987-10-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909027     Medline TA:  Head Neck Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arytenoid Cartilage / injuries*,  radiography
Cricoid Cartilage / injuries*,  radiography
Hoarseness / etiology
Intubation, Intratracheal / adverse effects*
Laryngeal Cartilages / injuries*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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