Choanal Atresia - A Rare Case Report


Affiliations

  • Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Department of ENT, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422003, India
  • Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Department of ENT, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422003, India
  • Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Department of ENT, Nashik, Maharashtra, 422001, India

Abstract

Choanal atresia is a rare congenital condition wherein there is unilateral or bilateral obstruction of posterior nasal passage. We report a case of bilateral choanal atresia in a two days old female presenting with chief complaints of respiratory distress since birth. Transnasal endoscopic surgery was used to obtain a patent airway.

Keywords

Bilateral Choanal Atresia, Endoscopic Diagnosis, Stenotic Choanae, Transnasal Endoscopic Canalization

Subject Discipline

Entomology

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