Ocena

Definición

Es una enfermedad de la nariz en la cual hay un desgaste de las crestas óseas y membranas mucosas internas.

La ocena también se denomina rinitis atrófica.

Síntomas

La formación de costras, secreción y fetidez nasal son otros de los síntomas usuales de la ocena.

La ocena puede desarrollarse después de un período prolongado de inflamación nasal.

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Referencias

Joe SA, Patel S. Nonallergic rhinitis. In: Flint PW, Haughey BH, Lund VJ, Niparko JK, Richardson MA, Robbins KT, Thomas JR, eds. Cummings Otolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2010:chap 46.

Revision

Last reviewed 8/15/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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