turbinate


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Synonyms for turbinate

any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates

in the shape of a coil

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Nasal turbinate homogenate from poults exposed to the 4 genotypes of hMPV was injected onto LLC-MK2 cells for virus isolation.
While epistaxis (1) and trauma to the turbinates (2) are frequently reported, reports of trauma to the adenoids are rare.
Among the 34 patients who had a second-look procedure, antrostomies were dosed in 30 patients, 18 had significant granulation, and 20 had a lateralized middle turbinate.
Headaches that occur first thing in the morning are especially characteristic of rhinosinusitis, because they result from congestion in the turbinates that causes sinus pressure, which the patient experiences as pain.
(See box.) Headaches that occur first thing in the morning are especially characteristic of rhinosinusitis, because they result from congestion in the turbinates that causes sinus pressure, which the patient experiences as pain.
Metabolism of alachlor by rat and mouse liver and nasal turbinate tissues.
To see the turbinates, just look up somebody's nose, Sobel advises.
The dinosaur fossils examined had no respiratory turbinate bones and comparatively narrow nasal passages that would not have been large enough to contain them.
Concha bullosa is a result of pneumatisation of the osseous plate of middle turbinate. The concha pneumatisation may occur at several degrees, from that affecting only the bulbous portion (distal) or lamellar portion (proximal) or called the true variant where there is pneumatisation of both portions.
(3) Anatomic causes include inferior turbinate hypertrophy, septal deviation, and nasal valve dysfunction.
Here, we describe an unusual case of a child presenting with unilateral severe nasal bleeding that proved to be a lobular hemangioma lesion arising from the posterior portion of the inferior turbinate. The patient underwent complete excision using an endonasal endoscopic approach.
Recurrence of sinonasal disease can be caused by many factors, including lateralization of the middle turbinate as a complication of endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS).
The major cause of nasal obstruction was deviated nasal septum (DNS) in 1211 (35.06%) of individuals followed by inferior turbinate hypertrophy.
Inferior turbinate hypertrophy is one of the major causes of chronic nasal obstruction.
A lesion from the superior turbinate has never been documented earlier.