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Posterior cricoarytenoid
Intrinsic muscle of the Larynx
Separates the vocal cords (abducts) and opens the glottis
Lateral cricoarytenoid
Intrinsic muscle of the Larynx
Closes the glottis (adducts)
Arytenoids
Intrinsic muscle of the Larynx
Closes the glottis, especially posterior
cricothyroid
Intrinsic muscle of the Larynx
Produces tension and elongates the vocal cords
Thyroarytenoid
Intrinsic muscle of the Larynx
Shortens and relaxes the vocal cords
Sternohyoid
Extrinnsic Muscles of the Larynx
Draws hyoid bone inferiorly
Sternothyroid
Extrinnsic Muscles of the Larynx
Draws thyroid cartilage caudad
Thyrohyoid
Extrinnsic Muscles of the Larynx
Pulls hyoid bone inferiorly
Omohyoid
Extrinnsic Muscles of the Larynx
Pulls hyoid bone caudad
histamine releasing drugs
Increased risk of Bronchospasm
Mg So4, demerol, morphine, curare, atracurium, mivacurium, barbituates, beta blockers
histamine releasing drugs
Increased risk of Bronchospasm
Mg So4, demerol, morphine, curare, atracurium, mivacurium, barbituates, beta blockers