nasal concha

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Related to nasal concha: nasal turbinate, nasal fossa
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Noun1.nasal concha - one of several turbinate bones in the nasal cavity
concha - (anatomy) a structure that resembles a shell in shape
turbinal, turbinate, turbinate bone - any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
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In a study by Bayraktar et al., (23) endoscopic mucosal damage was created with punch forceps in the bilateral ventral nasal concha of all rabbits.
(18) showed that patients with inferior nasal concha were more associated with ETD compared with healthy controls.
* Type 3: presence of a unilateral crest at the level of the head of the middle nasal concha.
We suggest that microfractures in the bone tissue of the middle nasal concha might be sites of nasal/paranasal mucosa ingrowths as a precondition for spreading to the pneumatic space of the concha bullosa.
The location is usually unilateral with the origin at the nasal sidewall in the area of the middle nasal concha. Such tumors are characterized by rapid growth and lead to destruction of the osseous boundaries of the nasal cavity and the sinuses, spreading over the adjacent regions of the facial skeleton and the anterior cranial fossa [3].