A. Atrophic rhinitis
B. Allergic rhinitis
C. Vasomotor rhinitis
D. Occupational rhinitis
Ans. A. Atrophic rhinitis
>It is a form of chronic rhinitis associated with atrophy of
nasal mucosa, mucous glands, nerves, and vessels.
>It can be primary or secondary.
>The surgical options aim to reduce the size of the roomy
cavities to prevent the exposure to drying effects of air
and crusts formation and thus help regeneration of nasal mucosa.
Full closure – Young’s operation
Partial closure – Modified young’s operation.
(Ref. Cummings,6th ed., 695)