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Comparative study of intranasal septal splints and nasal packs in patients undergoing nasal septal surgery

September 18, 2014  |  Raman Wadhera, MS; Naushad Zafar, MS; Sat Paul Gulati, MS; Vijay Kalra, MS; Anju Ghai, MD

Abstract

We conducted a prospective, comparative, interventional study to evaluate the role of intranasal septal splints and to compare the results of this type of support with those of conventional nasal packing. Our study population was made up of 60 patients, aged 18 to 50 years, who...

Rhinosporidiosis: An unusual presentation

July 14, 2014  |  Borlingegowda Viswanatha, MS, DLO, PhD

Abstract

Rhinosporidiosis is a chronic granulomatous disease that primarily affects the mucous membranes of the nose and nasopharynx. It is caused by Rhinosporidium seeberi. Clinically it presents as a reddish, bleeding, polypoid mass with a characteristic strawberry-like appearance on...

Schwannoma of the nasal septum: An unusual finding

March 19, 2014  |  Shruti Dhingra, MS, DNB; Jaimanti Bakshi, MS, DNB; Satyawati Mohindra, MS, DNB

Abstract

Schwannomas of the nasal cavity are rare benign tumors, and those that arise from the nasal septum are even rarer. When they do occur, they usually become symptomatic early because of the close confines of the nasal cavity. We describe a case of nasal septal schwannoma that was...

Glomangioma of the nasal septum: A case report and review

April 18, 2013  |  Magdalena Chirila, MD, PhD; Liliana Rogojan, MD

Abstract

Glomangioma is a painful, blue-red tumor that appears as a solitary encapsulated nodular mass, almost always on the skin. The first case of nasal glomangioma was reported in 1965. Since then, only 31 other cases have been reported in the literature. We present a new case of...

Fungal sinusitis with a nasal septal perforation

January 24, 2013  |  Jae Hoon Lee, MD; Ha Min Jeong, MD

Nasal septal perforations or defects have a variety of causes, including previous septal surgery, infection, collagen vascular disease, granulomatous disease, the use of irritant inhalants, and neoplasia; the most common of these is previous septal surgery.

Endoscopic view of iatrogenic nasal septal perforations

December 31, 2012  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

While many surgically created nasal septal perforations are asymptomatic, others can create long-term problems.

Endoscopic view of compensatory hypertrophy of the middle turbinate

June 4, 2012  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD, FACS; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD, FACS

Compensatory hypertrophy of the middle turbinate can occur when a patient's nasal septum is markedly deflected to one side, enlarging the airway and hence giving the middle turbinate an unusually large space in which to expand.

Temporary blindness and ophthalmoplegia due to local anesthetic infiltration of the nasal septum

June 4, 2012  |  Devrim Bektas, MD; Neslihan Kul, MD; Nurettin Akyol, MD; Ahmet Ural, MD; Refik Caylan, MD

Abstract

We report the case of a 35-year-old man who developed blindness and ophthalmoplegia during local anesthetic infiltration of the nasal septum. The complications were temporary, and the patient had full recovery without treatment. The vascular anatomy of the...

Congenital os vomer agenesis: Case report and literature review

April 1, 2012  |  Ediz Yorgancilar, MD, Muzeyyen Yildirim, MD, Ramazan Gun, MD, Faruk Meric, MD, and Ismail Topcu, MD

Abstract

Defects of the nasal septum occur as a result of a variety of causes, including tuberculosis, irritation, neoplasia, trauma, infection, and chronic inflammatory diseases. Congenital os vomer agenesis as a cause is very rare. We report the case of a 28-year-old man with a defect...

A variant form of bifid inferior turbinate

September 21, 2011  |  Jae Hoon Lee, MD and Seung Hyun Koh, MD

Primary nasal tuberculosis-a rare clinical entity

July 14, 2011  |  Sandeep Lerra, MS (ENT), Tanvir Nazir, MS (ENT), Sajjad Mir Qadri, MS (ENT), and Masod Kirmani, MS (ENT)

Abstract

Primary tuberculosis of the nose is very rare. We report a case of a 35-year-old woman who presented with bilateral nasal obstruction and epistaxis of 3 months' duration but who was otherwise healthy. She was diagnosed with primary nasal septal tuberculosis and was treated with...

Nasal septal abscess

April 1, 2011  |  Jordan Cain, MD and Soham Roy, MD, FACS, FAAP

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