Enlarged turbinates

Enlarged turbinates

Nose is divided in to two chambers by the nasal septum. On the side wall of each chamber, there are three projections called turbinates. They are filled with vascular spaces, therefore pink in colour. Size of turbinates vary with the variations in the blood supply.When they are enlarged,one feels nasal blockade. These turbinates are mistaken for nasal growth by many people.