rhinopathy


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Noun1.rhinopathy - any disease or malformation of the nose
rhinostenosis - narrowing of the passages in the nasal cavities
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
brandy nose, copper nose, hammer nose, hypertrophic rosacea, potato nose, rhinophyma, rum nose, rum-blossom, toper's nose - enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol
rhinosporidiosis - fungal infection of the nose; often acquired while swimming
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Kaliner, "Nonallergic rhinopathy (formerly known as vasomotor rhinitis)," Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, vol.
(2-8) In CFS, there is a "high prevalence" of idiopathic nonallergic rhinopathy. (4) In MCS and MCS-related disorders, "Preliminary data indicate the nasal pathology of these disorders is characterized by defects in tight junctions between cells, desquamation of the respiratory epithelium, glandular hyperplasia, lymphocytic infiltrates, and peripheral nerve fiber proliferation." (2)
(17) Despite these shortcomings in outcomes measures, laser turbinate reduction is an attractive option for managing obstructive rhinopathy given its known benefits and its suitability to potentially be performed in the outpatient department with high patient compliance and satisfaction.