Cylinder & Anesthesia Machine
All of the following features distinguish infant larynx from adult EXCEPT:
|A||Epiglottis is long and leafy|
|B||Subglottic region is narrowest laryngeal portion|
|D||Lower placement of the larynx|
Lower placement of the larynx
Following features of infant larynx in contrast to adult larynx:
a. Epiglottis is long and leafy.
b. Subglottic region is the narrowest portion of larynx.
c. Larynx is placed at a higher level (in adults, it is placed at the level of C3-C6 vertebrae).