Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 178–182 | Cite as

Closure of nostrils in atrophic rhinitis

  • P. V. Datti


A series of 50 cases of atrophic rhinitis in whom closure of one or both nostrils was done, is presented. The cases have been followed for a period of 3 1/2 years. The results are quite good. In 17 cases re-opening of the closed nostrils was done to find out the optimum time. It is better to re-open the closed nostril after a long period of closure e.g., more than years.


Nasal Mucosa Laryngitis Maxillary Sinusitis Stellate Ganglion Block Frontal Sinusitis 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. V. Datti
    • 1
  1. 1.Karnatak Medical College and HospitalHubli

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