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Re: Larynx Questions

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Posted by lae2 on December 10, 2014 at 08:45:28:

In Reply to: Re: Larynx Questions posted by Ichneumia Rapidae on December 05, 2014 at 20:15:50:

: : These questions were not submitted by the lecturer

: : 1. The thyroid cartilage, but not the cricoid cartilage, is a continuous ring. FALSE, reverse AGREE.

: : 2. The superior cornu of the thyroid cartilage is an attachment for the thyrohyoid membrane. TRUE, posteriorly AGREE.

: : 3. The epiglottis has attachment to the exterior surface of the thyroid cartilage. FALSE, interior (posterior surface of thyroid cartilage) AGREE.

: : 4. The cricoarytenoid joints adduct the false vocal folds. TRUE? !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

: : 5. The inferior free edge of the quadrangular membrane is the site of the false vocal fold. TRUE AGREE.

: : 6. The superior free edge of the cricothyroid membrane (conus elasticus) is the site of the false vocal fold. FALSE AGREE.

: : 7. A tuba player is more apt to elongate the ventricles of the larynx than is a piano player. TRUE? Has is to do with controlled blowing into the instrument? AGREE. !!!!!!!!!!!!

: : 8. The posterior cricoarytenoid muscle is the sole abductor of the true focal folds. TRUE AGREE.!!!!!!!

: : 9. Rotating the thyroid cartilage forward tenses the superior free edge of the conus elasticus. TRUE, tensing superior free edge of conus elasticus because it is continuous with the vocal ligaments. AGREE.

: : 10. The interarytenoid muscles adduct the posterior regions of the false vocal folds. TRUE !!!!!!!!!!!

: : 11. Approximation of the muscular processes of the arytenoid cartilages causes abduction of the vocal folds. TRUE, lateral rotation of the arytenoid cartilages on their vertical axis would cause ABduction of the vocal folds. AGREE.

: : 12. A failure to elevate to the larynx during swallowing carries the risk of aspiration. TRUE, toilet seat may not cover the whole bowl if it is not elevated and moved anteriorly during swallowing. AGREE.

: : 13. The piriform recesses convey food toward the esophagus and the larynx conveys air toward the trachea. TRUE AGREE.

: : 14. Subglottic pressure paired with adducted false vocal folds is a component of the cough reflex. TRUE, high pressure due to adducted vocal folds, then release during sudden abduction? AGREE.

: : 15. Subglottic pressure paired with adducted true vocal folds is a component of phonation. TRUE? If you cannot adduct vocal folds, you cannot bring them close enough to cause a voice noise. AGREE.

: : 16. Pancoast tumor is instructive in demonstrating the symptoms associated with compressing structures of the vertebral triangle. TRUE AGREE.

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