ozaena


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ozaena

(əʊˈziːnə)
n
(Pathology) pathol the chronic inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane
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Noun1.ozaena - a chronic disease of the nose characterized by a foul-smelling nasal discharge and atrophy of nasal structures
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The ozaena problem: clinical analysis of atrophic rhinitis in 100 cases.
[12.] Chatterji P Autogenous medullary (cancellous) bone graft in ozaena. J Laryngol Otol 1980:94(7):737-49.
INTRODUCTION: Atrophic rhinitis a chronic nasal disease characterised by progressive atrophy of mucosa & underlying bone of turbinates & form crusts which emit characteristic foul odour that is termed as ozaena. Although many of the pioneers have contributed handsomely to the entity of AR it still poses an intractable problem in rhinology which has been baffling to the mankind from time immemorial.