Structure of piriform recess

Known as: Fossa, Piriform, Piriform Recess, Piriform Sinus 
A pear-shaped fossa in the wall of the laryngeal pharynx lateral to the arytenoid cartilage and medial to the lamina of the thyroid cartilage.
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma typically is diagnosed at an advanced stage, and the prognosis for patients with… (More)
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2002
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2002
To identify subgroups of oral cavity and pharynx (OCP) cancers that may be etiologically distinct, we evaluated age-adjusted… (More)
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1997
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1997
The piriform fossa forms the bottom part of the pharynx and acts as a pair of side branches of the vocal tract. Because of its… (More)
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1997
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1997
The radiologic characteristics of pharyngo-esophageal (PE) dysfunction in Parkinson's disease (PD) are not well established… (More)
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1997
1997
Dysphagia is a frequent and potentially serious complication of Parkinson's disease (PD). We examined the oropharyngeal… (More)
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1996
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1996
BACKGROUND As a general rule, surgery whenever possible, followed by irradiation is considered to be the standard treatment for… (More)
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1995
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1995
PURPOSE To compare the usefulness of computed tomography (CT) and gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in the… (More)
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1993
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1993
Use of the chin-down posture during swallowing has been reported to reduce the occurrence of aspiration in some dysphagic… (More)
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1993
1993
OBJECTIVE To investigate the gross anatomy of the recurrent and superior laryngeal nerves (RLNs and SLNs) in 10 human larynges… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
In this study of 40 cases of basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, 83% arose in the pyriform sinus, base of tongue, tonsil, and… (More)
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