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What is the definition or description of: Perforated nasal septum?

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Perforated septum

This is a hole in the nasal septum which divides the nostrils into right and left passages.
Perforations can occur due to trauma, overuse of vasoconstrictive medications, obsessive picking of the nose, cocaine use, and surgery.

In brief: Perforated septum

This is a hole in the nasal septum which divides the nostrils into right and left passages.
Perforations can occur due to trauma, overuse of vasoconstrictive medications, obsessive picking of the nose, cocaine use, and surgery.
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