Laryngeal cartilages

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 23 Apr 2020

The laryngeal cartilages form the "skeleton" of the larynx.  There are three unpaired (midline) and three paired cartilages:

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Cases and figures

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  • Figure 3: cricoid (illustration)
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  • Figure 5: arytenoid cartilages (illustration)
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  • Figure 4: corniculate cartilages (illustration)
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