Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 Dec 30;64(4):341-5. Epub 2011 Nov 30.
Department of Otolaryngology, R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, 3/1, Bose Para Lane, Baidyabati, Hooghly, 712222 Kolkata, West Bengal India.
Anterior nasal packing, which is a common procedure in otorhinolaryngology practice, has different complications. Pain during introduction and removal of pack, bleeding after removal due to mucosal damage and synechia formation are common among them. A continuous effort is going on worldwide to combat those by modifying the nature of pack material or inventing new materials for nasal packing. Read More