Flashcards in ENT - Nasal cavity Deck (15):
which turbinate is responsible for the main airway resistance in the nose?
what are the two types of nose bleeds? which is more common?
- anterior (more common)
most anterior nose bleeds arise from ____________
what are the arteries involved in Kiesselbach's plexus?
- superior labial
- greater palatine
- anterior ethmoid
- posterior ethmoid
what can you do for a slow or recurrent nose bleed?
what can you do for active / rapid nose bleed?
can silver nitrate be used for active rapid bleeding?
where does a JNA (vascular tumor) sit?
near the adenoids
what is the most common cause of paranosmia?
what is the workup for altered smell?
- CT (paranasal pathology)
- MRI of brain (intracranial pathology)
- smell tests
what is nasal vestibulitis? what is it related to?
- dry scabby anterior nose
- dry weather, nasal spray, manual irritation
what is the treatment for nasal vestibulitis?
what is rhinitis medicamentosa?
addiction to topical decongestants
what is the culprit in rhinitis medicamentosa?