Explanation Of Laryngeal Anatomy?
want to ask. What’s under the chin is the larynx? Thank you
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Larynx is one of the anatomical structures in the human respiratory tract. The larynx is the vocal cords box located in the throat. Larynx is located at the front of the neck. The larynx is in the front of the lower pharynx, and is located above the trachea. The main function of the larynx is to protect the lower airway by a sudden closing mechanism when there is mechanical stimulation, thus preventing foreign objects from entering the airway even further. In addition, the larynx also functions in the production of sounds, cough reflexes, Valsava maneuvers.
As it is known that one of the functions of the larynx is to produce sound, this affects the specific complaint that can be experienced in inflammation of the larynx is the change of voice into a hoarse. But other conditions in the laryngeal disorders such as lumps or malignancies in the laryngeal area can also cause changes in sound.
If abnormalities are found in the larynx, it is advisable to consult a doctor or ENT doctor regarding further examination and management. It is recommended not to take self-medication without doctor's instructions, maintain adequate diet and rest, do not often shout or speak loudly to maintain laryngeal function properly.
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