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A Case of Nasal Swell Body (Septal Turbinate) Combined with Pneumatization of Perpendicular Plate of the Ethmoid Bone

Koo SK, Jung SH, Moon JS, Son H

The "nasal swell body" (NSB) or septal turbinate is a distinct structure of the anterior nasal septum that is observed on endoscopic and radiographic examination. It is primarily a glandular...
A Case of Nasal Cavity Foreign Bodies by Inhalation of Polyurethane Foam

Lee JH, Park JS, Lee KC, Hong SJ

Foreign bodies in the nasal cavity are commonly encountered in otorhinolaryngologic practice, particularly among children and mentally handicapped patients. Such foreign bodies include plastic toys, pebbles, seeds, buttons, and many...
A Case of Huge Lingual Tonsillar Hypertrophy Causing Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adult

Han HJ, Lee DJ, Mo JH, Lee SJ

Obstructive sleep apnea is characterized by repeated episodes of obstructive apnea and hypopnea. Lingual tonsillar hypertrophy causing obstructive symptoms is a rare disease in adults. Recently, we experienced a case...
Bioballs Causing Asymptomatic or Recurrent Acute Rhinosinusitis: Two Cases

Kim HD, Lee DW, Pyo JY, Oh YH, Cho SH

A variety of intrinsic and extrinsic factors have been studied to explain the pathogenesis of rhinosinusitis. Recently biofilms are emerging as an important cause. Biofilms are highly organized structures composed...
Complex Anterior Skullbase Fracture Caused by a Bottle Cap: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Cho J, Kim JH, Hong SD

We report a case of foreign body presence in the ethmoid sinus cavity with anterior skull base fracture and visual loss. A 42-year-old male had an uncertain history of trauma...
Three Cases of IgG4-Related Sclerosing Disease in Nasal Cavity

Lee JR, Lee BJ, Chung YS

IgG4-related sclerosing disease (IgG4-RSD) is characterized by extensive IgG4-positive plasma cell and T-lymphocyte infiltration of various organs. However, the nasal cavity is an extremely rare site of involvement. The authors...
Analysis of Characteristics and Steroid Effects in Olfactory Dysfunction Patients

Choi SH, Kim ST, Park HM, Moon KH, Jung JH, Cha HE

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Olfactory dysfunction is a common sensory disorder, but there are currently no standard diagnostics or therapeutic methods. We analyzed the effects of systemic steroid therapy in patients...
Analysis of Nasalance in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Park SJ, Park JS, Xu J, Kang Y, Kim YM, Rha KS

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study was designed to compare the nasalance between chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) patients and normal controls and to determine the correlation of nasalance with nasal volume, nasal...
Correlation Between Salivary Alpha-Amylase Level and Heart Rate Variability in Pediatric Subjects with Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Hwang SH, Lee HK, Kim RH, Lee SH, Ko G, Park CS

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) and heart rate variability (HRV) indices in SDB children based on objective parameters...
Effect of High-Insulin on MUC4, MUC5AC, and MUC5B Expression in Airway Epithelial Cells

Na HG, Bae CH, Choi YS, Song SY, Jin HJ, Kim YD

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Insulin is a peptide hormone that regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates and fats by promoting the absorption of glucose from the blood to skeletal muscles. Insulin has...
Efficacy and Safety of Newly Developed Korean Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Treatment in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Jeong JI, Lee JJ, Kim S, Kim SJ, Hong SD, Chung SK, Dhong HJ, Kim H, Kim HY

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome(OSAS) is characterized by repeated apnea, hypopnea, and micro-arousals during sleep. Among various treatment modalities of OSAS, continuous positive airway pressure(CPAP) treatment is the...
Evidences for Local Allergic Rhinitis

Jang TY, Kim YH

Local allergic rhinitis is defined as a localized allergic reaction of the nasal mucosa in the absence of systemic atopy. Its main pathophysiological mechanism can be summarized as: 1) increased...

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