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Granulomatous Disease of the Nose

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Antrochoanal polyp is characterized by: [PGI Dec 2009]



A Usually bilateral

B It is of allergic origin

C It arises from maxillary antrum

D Caldwell-Luc operation is treatment of choice in recurrent cases

E Recurrence is common

Ans. C and D It arises from maxillary antrum; Caldwell-Luc operation is treatment of choice in recurrent cases

Ref. Dhingra 5th/ed pp 186,181,

a. Nasal polyps are non-neoplastic masses? of edematous nasal or sinus mucosa. They do not bleed on touch and aretnsensltive to probing and never present with epistaxis or bleeding from nose.

b. Recurrence is uncommon in case of antrochoanal polyp.

c. Antrochoanal polyps arise from maxillary artrum and then grow into choana and nasal cavity.

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