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

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Mucosal breakdown: 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.
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Sores: 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.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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