Turbinectomy

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Turbinectomy
Intervention
EmptyNose-AfterTotalBilateralTurbinectomy-CT.jpg
CT scan of the nose after total bilateral turbinectomy
ICD-9-CM 21.6

Turbinectomy is a procedure in which some or all of the turbinate bones in the nasal passage are removed, generally to relieve nasal obstruction.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ye T, Zhou B. Update on surgical management of adult inferior turbinate hypertrophy. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Feb;23(1):29-33. PMID 25565284