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Habitual non-traumatic cricothyroid joint dislocation: a rare case of rotated larynx

Mohamad, Irfan and Al- Hadeethi, Yahia F. Hussein and Hassan, Nik Fariza Husna and Wan Din, Wan Shah Jihan and Abdullah, Baharudin (2012) Habitual non-traumatic cricothyroid joint dislocation: a rare case of rotated larynx. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 67 (1). pp. 113-115. ISSN 0300-5283

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A case of a 21 year old gentleman is described, with no history of preceding trauma, presenting with intermittent dysphagia to solids and fluids for 4 years. Neck examination at rest was normal. However on deep inspiration, the right thyroid lamina protrudes or becomes more prominent. The patient is able to return the larynx to its normal position with manual manipulation. Laryngeal examination with fibreoptic scope during rest and deep breath shows gross rotation of the laryngeal structures for more than 60° on deep breath, with the vocal cords axis rotated to the left side. Management was conservative.

Item Type: Article (Case Report)
Additional Information: 6847/66359
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cricothyroid joint, Dislocation, Habitual
Subjects: R Medicine > RF Otorhinolaryngology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Depositing User: Dr Yahia F Hussein Al Hadeethi
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 09:44
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2018 09:44
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66359

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