29 Aug Revised: Laryngeal Hemiplegia

What is the larynx? The larynx is a structure that divides the trachea (windpipe) and the esophagus (tube leading to the stomach.  The larynx consists of muscles and small cartilaginous structures (The larynx is important during breathing, vocalizing (neighing), and swallowing.  The larynx can be palpated...