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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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2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Distant metastases at presentation are rare in well-differentiated thyroid cancer (WDTC). The objective of this study… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma typically is diagnosed at an advanced stage, and the prognosis for patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
To identify subgroups of oral cavity and pharynx (OCP) cancers that may be etiologically distinct, we evaluated age-adjusted… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the modern diagnostic evaluation for squamous cell carcinoma… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abstract. The radiologic characteristics of pharyngo-esophageal (PE) dysfunction in Parkinson's disease (PD) are not well… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND As a general rule, surgery whenever possible, followed by irradiation is considered to be the standard treatment for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE To compare the usefulness of computed tomography (CT) and gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in the… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
BACKGROUND The incidence of head and neck cancer is increasing. To improve the survival of head and neck cancer patients, an… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Use of the chin-down posture during swallowing has been reported to reduce the occurrence of aspiration in some dysphagic… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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