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Histopathological Examination of the Effects of Butane Gas on Nasal Mucosa in Rats

Butane gas is a substance that we frequently encounter in our daily life. Allergic diseases constitute very important health problems, influence domestic, educational, and social lives of individuals. Therefore, eliminating the causes that may have effect on development of allergic diseases is crucial. In this study we evaluated the potential allergic effect of the butane gas.


Objective: Butane is present as propellant gas in deodorants, shaving foam tubes, air fresheners. In our study, potential allergic effects of chronic inhalation of butane on nasal mucosa of rats were evaluated.

01 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 05 Sep, 2016


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Idiopathic Nasal Septal Abscess – A Case Report



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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2013
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