Balasubramanian, Thiagarajan Septal Hematoma? Nasal deformities are just around the corner. ENT Scholar.
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Septal hematoma is accumulation of blood in the subperichondrial compartment of nasal septum. It is commonly caused by injuries involving the nose and face. Unilateral septal hematoma commonly heals causing fibrosis to occur between the septal cartilage and the perichondrium. Bilateral septal hematoma compromises blood supply to nasal septum causing liquefaction necrosis of septal cartilage. This ultimately leads to depressed dorsum of nose.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Septal hematoma, nasal deformity, septal collapse, drtbalu, otolaryngology online|
|Subjects:||Medicine and Dentistry > Others in Medicine and Dentistry > Medicine and Dentistry not elsewhere classified|
|Depositing User:||Dr Thiagarajan Balasubramanian|
|Date Deposited:||16 Mar 2012 12:01|
|Last Modified:||16 Mar 2012 12:01|
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