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Congenital Malformations of the Nose and Nasopharynx

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This chapter provides embryologic and clinical descriptions, photographs, and illustrations of the more common congenital anomalies of the nose and nasopharynx. The authors present the topics in sections based on the underlying pathology. These sections include malformations that occur because the nose failed to form properly (such as arhinia, polyrhinia, and nasal colomboma), those that resulted in midline nasal and nasopharyngeal malformations (such as choanal atresia and craniopharyngioma), and those that resulted in congenital nasopharyngeal or nasal midline masses (such as epignathi, Thornwaldt cysts, dermoids, gliomas, and encephaloceles).

Keywords

  • Arhinia
  • Bifid nose
  • Proboscis
  • Choanal atresia
  • Epignathis
  • Nasal pyriform stenosis
  • Dermoid
  • Glioma
  • Encephalocele

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Rizzi, M.D., Dunham, B.P. (2014). Congenital Malformations of the Nose and Nasopharynx. In: Elden, L., Zur, K. (eds) Congenital Malformations of the Head and Neck. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1714-0_3

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