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Congenital midnasal stenosis in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15126025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neonates and infants are obligate nasal breathers and nasal obstruction in this age group can be a life threatening emergency. Even though the commonest cause for nasal obstruction is nasal oedema, bony stenosis of the posterior choanae or pyriform aperture is quite common and may be seen on CT scans. We describe a case of mid-nasal stenosis in a neonate and discuss the aetiology and management of nasal obstruction in this age group.
U Raghavan; F Fuad; K P Gibbin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2004 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-05-05     Completed Date:  2004-10-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  823-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Constriction, Pathologic / congenital,  diagnosis,  surgery
Nasal Cavity / abnormalities*,  surgery
Nasal Obstruction / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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