Membranes and Ligaments of Larynx

Ligaments and membranes of Larynx are divided into extrinsic and intrinsic

Membranes of Larynx

Extrinsic-Thyrohyoid membrane

Intrinsic-Quadrangular membrane,Cricothyroid membrane,conus elasticus

Ligaments of larynx


  1. Median thyrohyoid ligament
  2. Lateral thyrohyoid ligament
  3. Hyoepiglottic ligament
  4. Cricotracheal ligament


  1. Anterior/median cricothyroid ligament
  2. Thyroepiglottic ligament.

Tip: Everything with Hyoid in it is extrinsic, also add cricotracheal ligament the extrinsic list is complete.

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