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Laryngoscopy

Laryngoscopy is examination of the larynx (voice box) using a small mirror held just below the back of your palate, or a rigid or flexible viewing tube called a laryngoscope placed in your mouth.

Depending on the circumstances, you may need anesthesia.

References

Couch ME. History, physical examination, and the preoperative evaluation. In: Cummings CW, Flint PW, Haughey BH, et al, eds.Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery

Update Date 8/18/2013

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