"Turbinates" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The scroll-like bony plates with curved margins on the lateral wall of the NASAL CAVITY. Turbinates, also called nasal concha, increase the surface area of nasal cavity thus providing a mechanism for rapid warming and humidification of air as it passes to the lung.
- Nasal Concha
- Nasal Conchas
- Conchae Nasales
- Conchae Nasale
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Turbinates" by people in Profiles.
Bleier BS, Debnath I, Harvey RJ, Schlosser RJ. Temporospatial quantification of fluorescein-labeled sinonasal irrigation delivery. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011 Sep-Oct; 1(5):361-5.
Bleier BS, Schlosser RJ. Endoscopic anatomy of the postganglionic pterygopalatine innervation of the posterolateral nasal mucosa. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2011 Mar-Apr; 1(2):113-7.
Robison JG, Pant H, Ferguson BJ. Rhinitis medicamentosa as a cause of increased intraoperative bleeding. Laryngoscope. 2010 Oct; 120(10):2106-7.
Schlosser RJ. Surgical salvage for the non-functioning sinus. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010 Jun; 43(3):591-604, ix-x.
Soler ZM, Hwang PH, Mace J, Smith TL. Outcomes after middle turbinate resection: revisiting a controversial topic. Laryngoscope. 2010 Apr; 120(4):832-7.
Sheahan P, Ahn CN, Harvey RJ, Wise SK, Mulligan RM, Lathers DM, Schlosser RJ. Local IgE production in nonatopic nasal polyposis. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Feb; 39(1):45-51.
Harvey RJ, Sheahan PO, Schlosser RJ. Inferior turbinate pedicle flap for endoscopic skull base defect repair. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2009 Sep-Oct; 23(5):522-6.
Wise SK, Ahn CN, Schlosser RJ. Localized immunoglobulin E expression in allergic rhinitis and nasal polyposis. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jun; 17(3):216-22.
Neskey D, Eloy JA, Casiano RR. Nasal, septal, and turbinate anatomy and embryology. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2009 Apr; 42(2):193-205, vii.
Schlosser RJ, Park SS. Functional nasal surgery. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1999 Feb; 32(1):37-51.