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Diseases of Nose and Septum

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Cottle's test tests the patency of the nares in: (LQ)



A Atrophic rhinitis

B Rhinosporidiosis

C Deviated nasal septum

D Hypertrophied inferior turbinate

Ans. C Deviated nasal septum

Cottle test: It is used to test nasal obstruction due to abnormality of nasal valve as in case of deviated nasal septum.

In this test, cheek is drawn laterally while the patient breathes quietly. If the nasal airway improves on the test side, the test is posi- tive, and indicates abnormality of the vestibular component of nasal valve.

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Other tests for checking patency of nasal cavities

Spatula test

Cotton wool test

Various Tests of ENT

Test

Condition'

• ABLB test of fowler

Bing test and Chimani-Moos test

Doerfler-Stewart test

Crowe-Beck test

Tobey-Ayer test (Queckenstedt's)

To test positive recruitment as in Meniere's disease and

presbycusis

Tuning fork test to detect hearing loss

To detect malingering

Erhard's test

Gault's test

Done in lateral sinus thrombosis

Done in lateral sinus thrombosis

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