Pocket Atlas of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses :: THE NASAL SEPTUM :: 84_G
 THE NASAL SEPTUM  
NASAL SEPTAL ULCERATION

NASAL SEPTAL ULCERATION

Description : The mucosa of the nasal septum may become ulcerated, most commonly from repeated local trauma, (usually finger picking). the result is a localized ulceration of the mucosal surface which may ultimately spread to involve the underlying perichondrium resulting in a perforation through the nasal septum.

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