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Median Cricothyroid Ligament
Respiratory System

Median Cricothyroid Ligament

Ligamentum cricothyreoideum medianum

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Description

The median cricothyroid ligament is a thickened region of the cricothyroid ligament, which connects the superior margin of the cricoid arch to the inferior margin of the thyroid cartilage.

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Cricothyroid Ligament

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Palpate the cricothyroid ligament as an indentation between the thyroid and cricoid cartilage of the larynx.

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