Bilateral congenital choanal atresia in a 51-year-old woman.

  title={Bilateral congenital choanal atresia in a 51-year-old woman.},
  author={H{\"u}samettin Yaşar and Murat Haluk Ozkul},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  volume={21 6},
BACKGROUND A 51-year-old woman with bilateral congenital choanal atresia (CCA) is presented. She had episodes of respiratory distress that were relieved by crying and worsened by breastfeeding during her newborn period. No other abnormality had been documented during her early childhood period and she had not undergone any surgical intervention or trauma to the nose. No other congenital anomaly was noted. METHODS The diagnosis was established by endoscopic examination and computed tomography… CONTINUE READING