Choanal atresia

Case contributed by Dr Kashif Nadeem Liaqat


Respiratory distress

Patient Data

Age: 2 days
Gender: Male

There is bilateral significant narrowing of posterior airways. Air fluid levels seen above the point of obstruction, left more than right. There is apparent thickening of vomer and medial bowing of maxillary sinuses.


Features are very suggestive of bilateral Choanal atresia (osseous).

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Case information

rID: 38763
Published: 2nd Aug 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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