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Anatomy of the Piriform Recess
Anatomy of the Piriform Recess

This stock medical exhibit depicts the anatomy of the piriform recess showing placement of an endotracheal tube with a failed attempt to place a nasogastric tube. The first illustration shows a sagittal view of the head and neck. Below that image is a detail indicating proper placement of an endotracheal tube. To the right of these illustrations is a detailed sagittal view of the pharynx indicating a failed attempt at nasogastric tube placement. Finally on the lower left corner of the exhibit is a posterior view of the pharynx with a detailed view to the right. Labels include the uvula, epiglotis, piriform recess, esophagus, trachea and epiglottis.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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