Glottis

What is Glottis?

Glottis meaning The middle part of the larynx; the area where the vocal cords are located. The principal lymph node drainage for the larynx is to the internal jugular and anterior cervical nodes. Anterior cervical nodes are the prelaryngeal, pretracheal, paratracheal, and lateral tracheal (recurrent laryngeal) nodes. Bilateral involvement is common, and spread to submandibular and submental nodes may sometimes occur.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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