"Epiglottis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A thin leaf-shaped cartilage that is covered with LARYNGEAL MUCOSA and situated posterior to the root of the tongue and HYOID BONE. During swallowing, the epiglottis folds back over the larynx inlet thus prevents foods from entering the airway.
- Epiglottic Cartilage
- Cartilage, Epiglottic
- Cartilages, Epiglottic
- Epiglottic Cartilages
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Epiglottis" by people in Profiles.
Shehee L, Downs J, Clemmens C. Epiglottic aplasia in an infant with Joubert syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 Nov 09; 13(11).
Pearson WG, Taylor BK, Blair J, Martin-Harris B. Computational analysis of swallowing mechanics underlying impaired epiglottic inversion. Laryngoscope. 2016 08; 126(8):1854-8.
Leonardis RL, Robison JG, Otteson TD. Evaluating the management of obstructive sleep apnea in neonates and infants. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Feb; 139(2):139-46.
White DR. Is supraglottoplasty underutilized? Laryngoscope. 2012 Dec; 122 Suppl 4:S91-2.
Rizk HG, Nassar M, Rohayem Z, Rassi SJ. Hypoplastic epiglottis in a non-syndromic child: a rare anomaly with serious consequences. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Aug; 74(8):952-5.
Cotton P. Sudden infant death syndrome: another hypothesis offered but doubts remain. JAMA. 1990 Jun 06; 263(21):2865, 2869.
Granoff DM, Pandey JP, Boies E, Squires J, Munson RS, Suarez B. Response to immunization with Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide-pertussis vaccine and risk of Haemophilus meningitis in children with the Km(1) immunoglobulin allotype. J Clin Invest. 1984 Nov; 74(5):1708-14.
Schabel SI, Katzberg RW, Burgener FA. Acute inflammation of epiglottitis and supraglottic structures in adults. Radiology. 1977 Mar; 122(3):601-4.