Physiology of Nose & PNS


Physiology of Nose & PNS

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 64%
Ease of Revision 6.2 / 10

Another bits-n-pieces chapter in ENT.

Question Pattern

Focus on the Anatomy part, and just revise the physiology part at a glance.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Shape of the septal cartilage
  • Onodi cell and Haller cell are in relation to
  • Movement of mucus blanket of nose is by
  • Radiographic views for paranasal sinuses
  • Bulla ethmoidalis is present in
  • Sinus that continues to develop till early adulthood
  • Nasolacrimal duct opens into
  • Sphenoid sinus opens into

Suggested Revision

  • Nerve supply of nose
  • Nasal secretion physiology
  • Anatomy of Nasal Cavity
  • Anatomy of the different meatus
  • Anatomy of External Nose
  • Nasal cycle
  • Anatomy of nasal septum
  • Airflow in Nose – Physiology
  • Boundaries of the nasal valve
  • Opening of various sinuses
  • Mucus blanket physiology
  • Olfactory area of the nose – Overview
  • Physiology of PNS
  • Anatomy of Maxiallry sinus
  • Anatomy of sphenoid sinus
  • Causes of Anosmia

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