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Case 2537

Choanal atresia

Author(s)
Moyle PL, Kumar DS
 
Patient
female, 1 day(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Axial CT of posterior nasal space

    There is medial bowing and thickening of the lateral wall of the nasal cavity, enlargement of the vomer and fusion of those elements. Even after topical vasoconstrictors there are trapped nasal secretions.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial CT of posterior nasal space;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial CT of posterior nasal space

    The bony septae are seen fusing the bowed thickened posterior lateral walls of the nasal cavity to the thickened vomer.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Axial CT of posterior nasal space;
     
     
There is medial bowing and thickening of the lateral wall of the nasal cavity, enlargement of the vomer and fusion of those elements. Even after topical vasoconstrictors there are trapped nasal secretions.
 
The bony septae are seen fusing the bowed thickened posterior lateral walls of the nasal cavity to the thickened vomer.
 
 
 
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