Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 14–16 | Cite as

Transplantation of the maxillary sinus mucosa in atrophic rhinitis

  • Raghaw Sharan
Original Articles


Transplantation of the maxillary sinus mucosa to the nose in the form of an evaginated bag has been attempted in seven cases of atrophic rhinitis. The results have been encouraging. This procedure not only narrows the nasal cavity but also leads to secretion of fluid in the nose.


Nasal Cavity Nasal Secretion Mucous Gland Sinus Mucosa Antral Mucosa 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raghaw Sharan
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  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologyRajendra Medical College & HospitalRanchi

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