Author(s): Shenoy VK, Shetty P, Alva B
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Abstract Atrophic rhinitis is a debilitating nasal mucosal disease characterized by foul-smelling discharge of crusts and enlargement of the nasal cavity. Numerous surgical and nonsurgical methods have been advocated for its treatment. This article describes a noninvasive technique for partial occlusion of the dilated nasal cavity in a patient with atrophic rhinitis by use of a pinhole nasal prosthesis made from clear acrylic resin.
This article was published in J Prosthet Dent
and referenced in Reconstructive Surgery & Anaplastology