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What is the most common type of cancer found in the larynx?

Squamous cell carcinoma

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What is epiglottitis?

Inflammation of the epiglottis

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What is trachea-bronchitis?

Inflammation of the trachea and bronchi

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What is laryngomalacia?

Soft immature upper larynx cartilage in infants collapses inward and causes airway obstruction