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Septal perforation - possible causes besides cocaine?

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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Other possibilities

Cocaine, previous nose surgery, other types of nose trauma, chronic steroid sprays, and certain diseases such as wegener's granulomatosis can cause septal perforations.

In brief: Other possibilities

Cocaine, previous nose surgery, other types of nose trauma, chronic steroid sprays, and certain diseases such as wegener's granulomatosis can cause septal perforations.
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: See below

Topical nasal decongestants as well.

In brief: See below

Topical nasal decongestants as well.
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