Disease Information for Rhinitis, atrophic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Halitosis
Cough
Anosmia/Loss of sense of smell
Decreased sense of smell
Itchy nose
Nasal irritation/dryness
Nasal mucosal involvement/irritation
Nose blocked/stuffy
Post-nasal drip/catarrh
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Laryngitis, acute
Rhinitis/secondary, non specific
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Nose disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Atrophic disorders (ex)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
Definition

A chronic form of rhinitis marked by wasting of the mucous membrane and the glands. It is usually associated with crusting and foul-smelling discharges.

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