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Figure 2: Schematic drawing of the lary ngeal view. (a) Awake state. The right vocal cord is abducted in breathing, so airway patency can be maintained. (b) Under general anesthesia. The right vocal cord is relaxed and positioned in a neutral position. This position can make the rima glottidis, which was already partially blocked by the enlarged left corniculate tubercle, narrower. *Left vocal cord, **Right vocal cord

Figure 2: Schematic drawing of the lary ngeal view. (a) Awake state. The right vocal cord is abducted in breathing, so airway patency can be maintained. (b) Under general anesthesia. The right vocal cord is relaxed and positioned in a neutral position. This position can make the rima glottidis, which was already partially blocked by the enlarged left corniculate tubercle, narrower. *Left vocal cord, **Right vocal cord