The result of our study may be applied on the patients having nasal obstruction
due to enlarged inferior turbinates presenting in the outpatient departments.
All forms of rhinitis share inflammation as the cause of the nasal obstruction
All had nasal obstructions
due to infections, and all underwent overnight pulse oximetry recording.
MAIT is more effective than RAIT for relieving nasal symptoms and decreasing total nasal resistance and saccharin transit time one to three years postoperatively in patients with persistent allergic rhinitis who have substantial nasal obstruction
Inferior turbinectomy with the help of turbinectomy scissors has been described to relieve chronic nasal obstruction
due to hypertrophied inferior turbinates but this procedure can lead to several complications like post-operative bleeding3, pain, excessive crusting and poor healing4.
Distribution According to Nasal Obstruction Nasal Obstruction
Count Percent No Nasal Obstruction
A prospective multi-center study investigating the effectiveness of Coblation turbinate reduction to treat nasal obstruction
symptoms in a pediatric population has recently been initiated.
The common clinical presentations of the sinonasal masses were - nasal obstruction
in 117 cases of sinonasal masses (97.
We conducted a study to assess objective as well as subjective parameters for analyzing the effect of RFA in a small but well-selected group of patients who presented with nasal obstruction
secondary to inferior turbinate hypertrophy.
These results were compared to the normal subjects who had no nasal obstruction
Since that time, surgeons have performed concomitant endoscopic septoplasty under varying situations not only to treat symptomatic nasal obstruction
, but also for improving surgical access to middle meatus as an adjunct to Ess.
One patient was a 14-year-old boy who presented with nasal obstruction
, facial headaches, and obstructive sleep apnea; the other patient was a 70-year-old man who presented with right mucopurulent rhinorrhea and right nasal obstruction
Hypertrophied inferior turbinates are a common cause of nasal obstruction
leading to post nasal drip nasal congestion and headache2.
The study demonstrates that patients with nasal obstruction
and enlarged inferior turbinates (bony projections) caused by inflammation of the nasal membranes experience significantly improved quality of life and few postoperative complications after undergoing powered inferior turbinoplasty treatment.
CASE REPORT: A 22 year old female patient, presented with complaints of bilateral nasal obstruction
and headache since past 1 year which aggravates for past 2 months.