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Sinonasal Anatomic Variants, Diseases and their Management

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There is an enormous range of anatomical variants of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, and these can be influenced by gender, age and ethnic adaptations to local climate. A further factor is pneumatization of the paranasal sinuses which is highly variable between individuals. When significant deviations occur from typical airway geometries, this can lead to nasal airway obstruction having the potential to significantly reduce quality of life in patients. This chapter presents the main factors affecting anatomy geometry, and common disorders, diseases, and its management.

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Siu, J., Douglas, R. (2021). Sinonasal Anatomic Variants, Diseases and their Management. In: Inthavong, K., Singh, N., Wong, E., Tu, J. (eds) Clinical and Biomedical Engineering in the Human Nose. Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6716-2_3

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