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Nasal polyps do not contain olfactory structures.

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BACKGROUND: Nasal polyposis can lead to olfactory dysfunction, either due to physical obstruction of the olfactory cleft or physiological disruption of the olfactory neuroepithelium. Where medical therapy has failed to relieve symptoms of nasal polyposis, surgical excision can be considered. However, removal of polyps medial to the middle turbinate is controversial: some believe this will relieve physical obstruction to odourants, others state that removal here risks excising olfactory neuro...

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10.4193/rhino09.171

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Journal:
Rhinology
Volume:
49
Issue:
2
Pages:
185-189
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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ISSN:
0300-0729
Source identifiers:
179330
Language:
English
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uuid:1b91973b-65be-4f58-bc2d-fe34c5a1ace7
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2012-12-19

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