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How is choanal atresia diagnosed?

Choanal atresia is usually diagnosed at birth. If only one side is affected, then diagnosis may take longer. The condition can be diagnosed through a physical examination or other tests. These tests may be a nasal endoscopy, sinus x-ray, or CT scan.

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