Laryngomalacia and Omega sign - laryngoscopic view

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Case Discussion

Laryngoscopic view of the epiglottis in a child with laryngomalacia, demonstrating the omega shaped epiglottis (see omega sign)

Original file: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Laryngomalacia.jpg

Author: Doctormichael. Photograph of an omega shaped epiglottis, taken by me. Commonly seen in larygomalacia.

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Case information

rID: 7694
Case created: 19th Nov 2009
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
Tag: larynx
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