nasal obstruction


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nasal obstruction

ENT Difficulty in nasal breathing, due to any obstacle to breathing–eg, a thickened mucosa, polyps, a foreign body, deviated septum. See Nasal stuffiness.

nasal obstruction

Interference with the free passage of air through either side of the nose from any cause. Causes of obstruction include swelling of the mucous membrane (NASAL CONGESTION), nasal POLYPS, NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA or foreign bodies.
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The improvement of FVC% and FEV-1% was more significant when the duration of nasal obstruction was <1 year.
Conclusion: Adenoid hypertrophy is prevalent in adults and is an important cause of nasal obstruction.
In our study preoperatively, all the 50 patients (100%) had nasal obstruction. Postoperatively, there was significant improvement in nasal obstruction in both groups.
Development and validation of the nasal obstruction symptom evaluation (NOSE) scale.
Based on the case study presented here, lobular capillary hemangioma (LCH) should be suspected if a pregnant woman has an intranasal mass causing nasal obstruction and recurrent epistaxis.
The most common symptoms related to anterior DNS nasal obstruction are nasal discharge and headache.
We could demonstrate a marked reduction in sinonasal QoL in OSA patients compared to controls and an association between the degree of subjective nasal obstruction on VAS and the change in inspiratory flow in controls alone (Figure 1).
Patients experienced a reduction in nasal obstruction symptoms of 53.1% at one yea, in the range of other nasal obstruction treatments--without negative cosmetic effects.
A study showed that nasal obstruction was relieved in 70% cases who underwent sub mucosal diathermy.12
He reported no epistaxis, unilateral rhinorrhea, or significant nasal obstruction.
The main symptom of the patients was nasal obstruction. The frequency and degree of nasal obstruction were evaluated by patients' self-assessments using the standard 10-cm visual analogue scale.
During the study period of 2002 to 2010, patients with longstanding nasal obstruction evaluated by the senior surgeon (SMT), who met the inclusion criteria, were asked to participate.