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Nasal Septal Perforation

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Overview

    • Look For

    • A hole or fissure within the nasal septum.
    • Causes of Nasal Septal Perforation

    • Trauma
    • Previous septal surgery
    • Cocaine inhalation
    • Chronic intranasal steroid use
    • Infection - syphilis, HIV, tuberculosis, mucormycosis
    • Autoimmune disorders - granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's), SLE
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Malignancy
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