deviated septum

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

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Deviated septum on the other hand, is a common physical disorder involving the displacement of the nasal septum often leading to difficulties breathing through the nose.
Gay jokes, deviated septum gags, public urination and some rather unpleasant Mexican stereotypes all add to what some may call the fun.
Although Meryl has famously refused to have a deviated septum in her nose fixed - which usually means directors avoid straight-on close-ups - she admits that fashion's biggest danger is that it makes people want to be like somebody else instead of themselves.
In 2002 my heart went into atrial fibrillation (A-fib) in the recovery room after a two-hour procedure for an acute sinus infection and deviated septum.
An exam may reveal a deviated septum, nasal polyps, allergic rhinitis, or sinusitis.
The surgery included, inter alia, a bilateral mastopexy with subpectoral breast augmentation and rhinoseptoplasty to repair a deviated septum.
Unilateral if deviated septum or unilateral sinus disease present.
A CHRONIC nasal blockage can be due to several problems, including a deviated septum - that's the central cartilage of the nose.
Removal of these polyps and/or repair of a deviated septum to ensure an open airway often provides considerable relief from sinus symptoms.
Wright, who endured chronic nose bleeds and a deviated septum, walks down a main street filled with boarded-up stores, pointing out a once-bustling grocery whose dusty interior still features neat rows of carts and ads for produce specials.
This condition is called a deviated septum (DEE-vee-ate-ed SEP-tuhm).
Millions who suffer chronic postnasal drip, bloody noses, obstructed nasal breathing, and snoring may be afflicted by a deviated septum, advise specialists at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston.
Many patients, including those who have a deviated septum and are therefore not candidates for surgery can benefit from this technique, according to Dr.
While telling his fellow cast members that he was going under the knife to correct a deviated septum, Dr.
4) The latter represents a novel and evolving technique for the surgical correction of the severely deviated septum.