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Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 12–14 | Cite as

The effect of cryodestruction of Vidian nasal branches on nasal mucus flow in vasomotor rhinitis

  • Sanjiv Golhar
  • M. M. L. Arora
Original Articles

Abstract

30 patients of vasomotor rhinitis were treated by cryo-destruction of Vidian nasal branches and the success of the treatment was evaluated by an objective parameter i.e. saccharine test done prior and after the cryoapplication. The prolonged saccharine time before the treatment returns to normal after the treatment.

Keywords

Rhinitis Nasal Obstruction Objective Parameter Predominant Symptom Nasal Mucus 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjiv Golhar
    • 1
  • M. M. L. Arora
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of E.N.T.Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarh

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