RADOIR medical committee confirmed Atresia Choana as a rare congenital disorder
RADOIR News- At the 24th session of RADOIR’s medical committee, 131 patients’ files were checked and the rare congenital disorder, Atresia Choana, added to list of rare diseases and disorders.
Choanal atresia is a congenital disorder where the back of the nasal passage (choana) is blocked, usually by abnormal bony or soft tissue (membranous) due to failed recanalization of the nasal fossae during fetal development. It was first described by Roederer in 1755.
By the time being, there are 355 rare diseases and disorders have been registered in SABNA.