JOURNAL OF LARYNGOLOGY AND OTOLOGY, vol.131, no.6, pp.476-479, 2017 (SCI-Expanded)
Background: The pyriform aperture comprises the central area of facial bone structure. It is formed by the free corners of the nasal bone and the frontal processes of the maxillae, which articulate with each other at the nasomaxillary suture lines. Congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis might be linked to various craniofacial problems. This review presents all aspects of pyriform aperture stenosis and enlargement.