deviated septum


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abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)

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Structural issues, such as a deviated septum, may need surgery.
I had a deviated septum and suffered chronic bronchitis, post nasal drip, and ear and sinus infections.
Green and Bernstein both crashed in hospital beds, Green requiring a tonsillectomy and Bernstein a repair of a deviated septum that inhibited breathing.
Marko said the plaintiff was sucker-punched in the nose by a stranger at that time and suffered several injuries, including a fractured nose, a deviated septum and an acute closed head injury due to her head hitting the sidewalk.
Jonathan Kaplan, a San Francisco-based plastic surgeon, breaks down exactly what happens during a nose job, and explains how "deviated septum" became a euphemism.
Similarly Koren et al., also reported shorter operative time, lower hospital stay, and no nasal or denture related problems with the two approaches.7 White et al., in 2004 in a retrospective case-control study reviewed fifty cases each of endoscopic and sub-labial trans-septal pituitary tumour resection and also reported no significant difference in the rates of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, meningitis, loss of visual acuity, ophthalmoplegia, intracranial haemorrhage, diabetes insipidus, or death between the two groups.8 However, they found a relatively higher risk of total complications per patient (p= 0.005), postoperative epistaxis (p= 0.031), lip anaesthesia (p= 0.013), and deviated septum (p= 0.028) for sub-labial trans-septal group.
(22) For their study, they recruited 30 patients with nasal obstruction secondary to a deviated septum who were scheduled to undergo primary septoplasty with or without radiofrequency reduction of the inferior turbinates.
"I did," Susie solemnly states. "Did it fix your deviated septum?"
Jurors heard he suffered a "forcibly torn left ear", deviated septum, fractured nasal bone and a brain bleed.
A larger-than-average tongue can also block the airway in many people as well as a deviated septum in the nose.
I had a surgery to correct my deviated septum after having it broken a few times.
According to the present study, DNE showed deviated septum in 36.7%, nasal polyp in 3.3% and discharge in meatuses in 6% (Table 16).
Inflamed sinuses, deviated septum, being overweight, and sleep apnea are just a few of the reasons why blockages, and hence snoring, occurs.
"If you have nasal obstruction, you could have a mass, nasal polyps, a deviated septum or other anatomical problem that makes you think you're having sinus problems," Dr.
After doing a standard septoplasty, caudal part of septum was dissected of the nasal spin and deviated septum was corrected by stitching it to nasal spine using Prolene 4/0 (Pastorek's technique).