deviated septum


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Noun1.deviated septum - abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)
deviated nasal septum - abnormal shift in location of the nasal septum; a common condition causing obstruction of the nasal passages and difficulty in breathing and recurrent nosebleeds
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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Medical reports confirmed that the policeman had sustained a fractured nose and a deviated septum.
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.
We conducted a prospective study to measure olfactory function in patients who underwent septoplasty for the treatment of a 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.
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).
These would include a deviated septum, large tongue, tonsils or adenoids, as well as any anatomical feature which would predispose one to airway obstruction.
The most frequent cause of obstruction of the upper airways are due to organic changes such as nasal polyps, adenoid hypertrophic and / or tonsils, more frequent; allergic rhinitis, deviated septum, sinusitis and nasal turbinate hypertrophy [6,12,14]