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adenoid and deviated septum getting fixed. can you tell me procedure?

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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Septoplasty and: Adenoidectomy.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Adenoid, septum: The adenoids are lymphoid material in the back of the nose that can grow excessively. This tissue can be removed surgically. When a septum is deviated, portions of the cartilage and bone are removed to bring the septum back to midline.

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