Facial plast Surg 2016; 32(01): 003-008
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1570502
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Evaluation of the Patient with Nasal Obstruction

Chelsey Recker1, Grant S. Hamilton III1
  • 1Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
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10 February 2016 (online)


Nasal obstruction is often multifactorial and knowledge of the contributing factors is critical to appropriate evaluation, diagnosis, and execution of a treatment plan. Recognizing and appropriately managing all components of nasal obstruction will increase the likelihood of symptomatic improvement and patient satisfaction.