CNPAS: A Differential to Choanal Atresia

  • N. R. DhorjeEmail author
  • K. D. Shah
  • T. Patel
  • A. A. Joshi
  • R. A. Bradoo
Clinical Report


A case of 7 day old male child, born at 36 weeks, presented with feeding difficulties, hypothermia and failure to thrive. After clinical examination to rule out any gross congenital anomalies, CT scan was done which was suggestive of pyriform aperture stenosis. It was surgically dilated and stented successfully.


Pyriform aperture stenosis Congenital Nasal Choanal atresia 


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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General HospitalSion, MumbaiIndia

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