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Chapter 50. The Larynx

The superior laryngeal nerve supplies which of the following muscles?

A. Vocalis

B. Cricothyroid

C. Cricopharyngeus

D. Lateral cricoarytenoid

E. Superior pharyngeal constrictor

The medial wall of the paraglottic space is the

A. Thyroid ala

B. Conus elasticus

C. Aryepiglottic fold

D. Broyle ligament

E. Thyrohyoid membrane

A patient with adductor spasmodic dysphonia will have the most difficulty with which of the following words?

A. Mama

B. Puppy

C. Elephant

D. Rainbow

E. Candle

The arytenoid adduction procedure mimics the action of which muscle?

A. Cricothyroid

B. Interarytenoid

C. Thyroarytenoid

D. Lateral cricoarytenoid

E. Posterior cricoarytenoid

Laryngeal stroboscopy is most useful in the diagnosis of

A. Spasmodic dysphonia

B. Laryngeal paralysis

C. Epiglottitis

D. Vocal fold sulcus

E. laryngopharyngeal reflux

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