Nasal obstruction and skull base development: experimental study in the rat.

The influence of nasal obstruction on the development of the anterior skull base, of the tympanic bulla, and of the Eustachian tube was investigated in three groups of 20 albino Wistar rats in which one (group B) or both nostrils (group C) had been experimentally obstructed by means of synthetic resin mixed with radiopaque material. After two months, a… CONTINUE READING