Endoscopic division of the ary-epiglottic folds in severe laryngomalacia.

  title={Endoscopic division of the ary-epiglottic folds in severe laryngomalacia.},
  author={D K Loke and Sunita Ghosh and Alessandra Panarese and Peter D Bull},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  volume={60 1},
OBJECTIVE Laryngomalacia is the commonest cause of congenital stridor. The underlying anatomical abnormality associated with this condition is a prolapse of the supraglottic tissues into the laryngeal inlet during inspiration, and may involve the epiglottis, ary-epiglottic folds and the corniculate mounds of the arytenoids. However, it has been noted that the most consistent structural abnormality seen in these cases is the shortening of the ary-epiglottic folds and marked side to side curling… CONTINUE READING
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