Flashcards in Laryngopharynx Deck (10)
At what levels does the laryngopharynx lie?
C3-C6 then extend down to continue as the esophagus
What is the superior boundary of the laryngopharynx
Superior Border of the Epiglottis
What is the inferior boundary of the laryngopharynx?
Lower boarder of the cricoid cartilage where it joins with the esophagus
What is the anterior boundary of the laryngopharynx?
the posterior surface of the larynx
What is the posterior boundary of the laryngopharynx?
Posterior wall of the pharynx
What is the opening into teh layrnx that is found within the laryngopharynx?
What are the boarders of the laryngeal inlet?
Lateral: Aryepiglottic Folds
Inferior: Interarytenoid Notch
What is the recess in the anterior wall of the laryngopharynx located on either side of the laryngeal inlet?
T/F: foreign objects often become lodged in the pisifom fossa.