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What is the definition or description of: ulcerations in nose?

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Dr. William Culviner answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Ulcerations in the nose are areas of superficial (partial) breakdown of the protective mucosal membrane. This creates shallow regions of inflammation, redness, and crusting in the nose.

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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Dr. David Sherris answered

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery

Open sores inside the nasal cavities. They may be on the septum or the turbinates. There are multiple causes including dryness, digital trauma, infection, or tumor growth.

Answered Sep 19, 2013

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