deviated nasal septum

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Noun1.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
deviated septum - abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)
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Effectiveness of septoplasty on pulmonary function tests in symptomatic deviated nasal septum cases: A prospective study.
Similarly, general practitioners have trend of relating adult nasal obstruction to deviated nasal septum and turbinate hypertrophy generally.
Compensatory mucosal hypertrophy of the contralateral turbinate usually accompanies a deviated nasal septum, and is presumed to protect the more patent nasal cavity from the excess airflow, like drying and crusting (17, 18).
Among these, 43 patients had deviated nasal septum, 15 had bilateral ethmoidal polyps and rest of 42 patients had bilateral inferior turbinate hypertrophy.
In one ewe, there was diffuse swelling of head with characteristic dorsal bulging of nasal bones along with deviated nasal septum (Fig.
Endoscopic examination of nasal cavities was done for any nasal pathology especially mucosal disease, hypertrophied middle turbinate, nasal polyp, deviated nasal septum and anatomical variations of lacrimal sac that may produce hindrance during endonasal surgery.
He was left with a deviated nasal septum and bruising to both eyes and cheeks.
Sometimes other problems within the nose cause obstruction such as a deviated nasal septum or nasal polyps and these conditions may need surgical treatment.
* a blockage of the sinus openings due to allergic disorders of the nose or structural blockage, like a deviated nasal septum
An ear, nose and throat specialist said I have a deviated nasal septum and the best treatment is surgery.
Children with a deviated nasal septum, nasal obstruction, or chronic nasal congestion were also more likely to be snorers.
Narrow drainage passages within the nose or nasal obstruction from tumors, polyps or a deviated nasal septum (wall between the left and right sides of the nose) are examples of structural problems.