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Anatomy & Physiology of Nose

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Nasal cycle is the cyclical alternate nasal blockage occurring: (LQ)



A Every 6-12 hours
B Every 4- 12 hours

C Every 6-8 Hours
D Every 12-24 hours

Ans. C every 6-8-hours

Nasal cycle: The alternate opening and closing of each side of nose is called nasal cycle

- Kayser first described nasal cycle in 1895

- There is rhythmic cyclical congestion and decongestion of nasal mucosa

- Nasal cycle varies every 2Y2-4 hrs and is characteristic of an individual.

Note

The closest answer here is 6-8 hours, hence it is being marked as the correct answer.

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