Septum | Ear, Nose & Throat Journal Skip to content Skip to navigation


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


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


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


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


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


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

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
Nasal septal perforation is a rarely reported complication of rhinitis medicamentosa. We describe such a...

Endoscopic view of a nasal septal polyp

May 1, 2006  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD

Maxillary sinusitis caused by nasoseptal obstruction

March 1, 2006  |  Dewey A. Christmas, MD; Joseph P. Mirante, MD; Eiji Yanagisawa, MD


Subscribe to Septum