A case of bifid epiglottis is reported in which the main symptom was aspiration with feeding, which lessened with age as the epiglottis halves became more rigid. This case differs from a prior case report in which the symptoms were those of laryngeal obstruction, necessitating a tracheostomy and eventual amputation of the epiglottis for cure. The embryology of the epiglottis is discussed.
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