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Laryngocele: an anatomical variant

  • Duncan Ingrams (a1), Dominic Hein (a1) and Nicholas Marks (a1)


It is commonly believed that external laryngoceles always penetrate the thyrohyoid membrane at the site of penetration of the neurovascular bundle. We present a case where the site of penetration was posterosuperior to this. Careful dissection of the neck of a laryngocele sac is important to prevent damage to the neurovascular bundle.


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Laryngocele: an anatomical variant

  • Duncan Ingrams (a1), Dominic Hein (a1) and Nicholas Marks (a1)


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