Anorectic patients (N = 37) had a higher frequency of HLA-Bw16 than normal controls, due to the higher frequency of HLA-Bw38. They also had a higher rate of A26-Bw38. HLA typing may lead to hypotheses about the biology of anorexia nervosa.
IMPORTANCE Patients with a septal deviation and concerns about nasal obstruction often undergo septoplasty to improve nasal airflow. Following primary septoplasty, however, some patients have persistent symptoms due to nasal valve dysfunction and may require nasal valve surgery. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the change in disease-specific quality of life for… (More)