Palpate the Larynx

 

Palpate the dorsal aspect of the larynx on both sides noting any asymmetry or muscle atrophy.  If laryngeal hemiplegia is present the muscular process of the arytenoid cartilage may feel more pronounced with muscle atrophy.


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New Bolton Center Field Service Department
Students:  Keith Javic - Class of 2003, C. Nikki Conroy - Class of 2003