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The nasal septum: An osteometric study of 16 cadaver specimens

August 1, 2009  |  Latha Venkatraya Prabhu, MBBS, MS, Anu Vinod Ranade, MSc, PhD, Rajalakshmi Rai, MSc, Mangala M. Pai, MBBS, MD, Arunachalam Kumar, MBBS, MS, Prakash Sinha, MBBS, MD, and Soubhagya Ranjan Nayak, MSc

Abstract

Studies of the shape, dimensions, and other morphologic characteristics of the nasal septum are scant in the literature. We conducted a study of 16 male cadavers to measure six osseous components of the nasal septum and to calculate the proportional contribution that each made...

Chondrosarcoma of the nasal septum

January 1, 2009  |  Akram Rahal, MD, FRCSC, Joseph R. Durio, PA-C, and Michael L. Hinni, MD

Abstract

Chondrosarcoma of the nasal septum is a rarely encountered malignancy. When it does occur, early diagnosis is difficult because patients generally present with common, nonspecific sinonasal complaints. We describe a case of chondrosarcoma of the nasal septum in a 38-year-old...

Nasoseptal chondrosarcoma resection requiring anterior fossa floor repair: A case report

December 1, 2008  |  Samuel Spear, MD, John Iskandar, MD, Derek Seaquist, MD, and Douglas Sorensen, MD

Abstract

We present a case in which a 23-year-old male patient diagnosed with nasoseptal chondrosarcoma with anterior cranial fossa extension underwent combined surgical approaches to optimize complete resection of the tumor. Surgery was followed by a 6-month course of proton-beam...

Nasal packing after septoplasty: A randomized comparison of packing versus no packing in 88 patients

November 1, 2008  |  Mohammad Sohail Awan, FCPS and Moghira Iqbal, MBBS

Abstract

The once-common practice of packing the nose after septoplasty was based on a desire to prevent postoperative complications such as bleeding, septal hematoma, and adhesion formation. However, it was since found that not only is nasal packing ineffective in this regard, it can...

Rhinolithiasis with a nasal polyp: A case report

March 1, 2008  |  Ibrahim Ozcan, MD, K. Murat Ozcan, MD, Serdar Ensari, MD, and Huseyin Dere, MD

Abstract

Rhinoliths are uncommon mineralized masses that form as a result of calcification of an endogenous or exogenous nidus. The most common manifestations of rhinolithiasis are unilateral nasal discharge, nasal obstruction, and facial pain. The diagnosis is made by nasal endoscopy...

Neurosarcoidosis presenting as complicated sinusitis: A case report and review

February 1, 2008  |  Lt. Matthew T. Brigger, MD, Maj. Ian K. McLeod, MD, and Cdr. Martin P. Sorensen, MD

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease with widely variable clinical characteristics, including numerous head and neck manifestations. We describe the case of a 49-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with symptoms consistent with complicated...

Pediatric nasal septal perforation secondary to magnet misuse: A case report

November 1, 2007  |  Carl Shermetaro, DO, FAOCO and Melissa Charnesky, DO

Abstract

We describe the case of a 7-year-old girl who had placed magnetic earrings bilaterally on her nasal ala. However, the two backing magnets that had been placed inside the nasal cavity became attached to each other rather than to the outer jewelry, compressing the nasal septum....

Correction of caudal deflections of the nasal septum with a modified Goldman septoplasty technique: How we do it

October 1, 2007  |  William Lawson, MD, DDS; Richard Westreich, MD
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Correcting deviations of the caudal septum can be challenging because of cartilage memory, the need to provide...

Nasal cavernous hemangioma

June 1, 2007  |  Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR; Philip J. Daroca Jr., MD

A new method for closure of small to medium-size nasoseptal perforations

April 1, 2007  |  Ward S. De Witt, MD, FACS
 

Correction of caudal septal deviation: Use of a caudal septal extension graft

March 1, 2007  |  Annette M. Pham, MD; Travis T. Tollefson, MD, FACS

Nasal septal perforation secondary to rhinitis medicamentosa

June 1, 2006  |  Harold F. Keyserling, MD; John D. Grimme, MD; Daniel L.A. Camacho, MD; Mauricio Castillo, MD
Abstract
Nasal septal perforation is a rarely reported complication of rhinitis medicamentosa. We describe such a...

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