Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 120–122 | Cite as

Atresia of the posterior nares

  • S. K. De
  • D. Bose
Original Article


Five cases of atresia of the posterior nares, seen during the period 1961–73 at Calcutta, are reported. Observations are made on various aspects of the disease including the age, sex incidence, side and type of lesion, clinical presentation of the cases, method of diagnosis and treatment carried out. The special danger of bilateral atresia is discussed.


Nasal Discharge Choanal Atresia Familial Incidence Special Danger Otolaryngology Volume 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. De
    • 1
  • D. Bose
    • 1
  1. 1.E.N.T. DepartmentInstitute of Postgraduate Medical Education & ResearchCalcutta-20

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