Items tagged “nose”

15 results found
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Septal perforation - Cocaine nose

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Aug 2009
56% complete
CT
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Nasal septal perforation

Nasal septal perforation may affect either the bony, or cartilaginous septum. Most commonly it affects the anterior septal cartilaginous area although with syphilis it characteristically affects the bony septum. Clinical presentation Symptoms include a nasal discharge, nasal congestion (loss o...
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Nasal bone fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 20 Jan 2010
57% complete
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Case

Nasal bone fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
59% complete
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Nasal bone fracture

Nasal bone fractures are the most common type of facial fractures, accounting for ~45% of facial fractures, and are often missed when significant facial swelling is present.  Clinical presentation Unsurprisingly, nasal bone fractures occur when the nose impacts against a solid object (e.g. fis...
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Nasal glioma

Nasal gliomas, also know as nasal glial heterotopia, are a rare congenital lesion composed of dysplastic glial cells which have lost their intracranial connections and present as an extranasal or intranasal mass.  Epidemiology Nasal gliomas are rare congenital lesions. These masses occur spora...
Case

Nasal septal perforation

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
56% complete
CT
Article

Nasolacrimal drainage apparatus

The nasolacrimal (drainage) apparatus consists of: lacrimal canaliculi lacrimal sac nasolacrimal duct Tears produced by the lacrimal gland, accessory lacrimal glands of Krause Wolfring and Zeis, and Meibomian glands track medially along the eyelid margins and collect at the lacrimal lake at ...
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Ostiomeatal complex

The ostiomeatal complex (OMC) (or ostiomeatal unit (OMU)), sometimes less correctly spelled as osteomeatal complex, is a common channel that links the frontal sinus, anterior ethmoid air cells and the maxillary sinus to the middle meatus allowing airflow and mucociliary drainage.  Gross anatomy...
Case

Nasal bone fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 03 Mar 2014
74% complete
CT
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Vomer

The vomer is one of the facial bones and forms the postero-inferior part of the bony nasal septum. Variant anatomy Occasionally the sphenoid sinus may pneumatise the vomer 2.
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Nasal sill

The nasal sill is the soft tissue ridge forming the posterior margin of the anterior naris. It also forms the caudal margin of the nasal vestibule. The nasal sill forms part of the nasal base, which is defined as the inferior third of the nose when viewing the nose from below with the neck exte...
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Columella

The columella is the inferior portion of the nasal septum. It is a single midline structure composed of cartilage and overlying skin, the lateral aspects of which form the medial wall of each nostril. History and etymology From the Latin word for little column.
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Anterior nares

The anterior nares (or nostrils) form the entrance to the nose. Each naris is formed by a ring of structures: medially the columella (soft tissue anteroinferior portion of the nasal septum) laterally and superiorly the ala inferiorly the nasal sill  
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Nasal vestibule

The nasal vestibule forms the small area just inside the anterior naris. It is formed by the columella medially, the nasal ala lateral and anteriorly and the nasal sill posteriorly.

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