A Nasal Polypus is indicated by more or less obstruction of one or both nostrils, with occasional watery discharge; a gray or yellowish mass, like jelly in consistence, can be detected by the finger, if it is passed behind the soft palate, hanging down into the pharynx, and which increases greatly in damp weather; the nose bulged out on one side by the growth within.


Remove either by the snare or by torsion, or by repeated applications of chromic acid. To prevent reproduction apply to the surface chromic acid or chloride of zinc.