Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the reader should be able to: 1. Describe the soft-tissue, cartilaginous, and bony anatomy of the nose. 2. Describe the anatomy and function of the nasal valves. 3. Discuss the governing physiologic principles responsible for airflow dynamics. 4. Discuss the various functions of the nose. 5. Demonstrate an appropriate evaluation of the nasal airway. 6. Discuss the differential diagnosis of nasal obstruction. 7. Discuss appropriate management options for nasal airway obstruction.
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