Causes of Common Nasal Symptoms

Nasal Symptoms are common in all ages. There are many diseases which require urgent medical and surgical attention. As well some require routine surgical intervention. Here are a list of some common nasal symptoms and their causes. As for example nasal obstructions, nasal foul-smelling, crusting conditions or smelling problems. These causes are frequently asked in the medical viva examinations. SO important for the medical students too. A nasal polyp is quite common. I will discuss it later. It is basically Continue Reading…..

Chronic Nasal Granulomatous Disease Rhinosporodiosis

What is Granuloma? Granuloma is a specific type of chronic inflammation characterized by the local accumulation of macrophages, epithelial cells and multinucleated giant cells surrounding with a zone of lymphocytes. What are the common granulomatous conditions? A. Specific Rhinosporodiosis, Aspergillosis Tuberculosis Syphilis Leprosy Leishmaniasis Rhinoscleroma B. Non specific Sarcoidosis Wegner’s granuloma C. Lethal midline granuloma D. Stewart’s granuloma What is Rhinosporodiosis? Rhinosporodiosis is a chronic granulomatous fungal infection of the nasal mucosa presenting as vascular soft polypoid mass caused by Continue Reading…..