Study of histopathological changes in atrophic rhinitis.


A punch biopsy from the inferior turbinate was taken in 71 consecutive cases of atrophic rhinitis and studied for histopahtological changes. Squamous metaplasia was seen in 85 percent of cases. Tunica propria showed granulation tissue (41 percent) and chronic inflammatory cellular infiltrate (32 percent). Mucosal glands were decreased in 42 percent of cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02996838


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