nasal septum

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nasal septum

[′nā·zəl ¦sep·təm]
(anatomy)
The partition separating the two nasal cavities.
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Prosthetic reinforcement of the medial wall had little benefit other than that of containment of any cement used.
Potential complications of rhinolithiasis include rhinosinusitis, erosion of the nasal septum and medial wall of the maxillary sinus, and perforations of the palate.
Surgical findings included extensive involvement of periarticular structures, including bone in the medial wall of the acetabulum.
The acetabulum was then reconstructed using a Burch Schneider ring with a combination of morsellised and chipped allograft impacted into the medial wall.
Despite suggestions made by other investigators,11-13 there was no attempt to reconstruct the medial wall, once the socket was restored graft material and smaller guide wires were placed.
In 2001, Suzuki et al described the case of a woman who experienced a blowout fracture of the medial wall of the right orbit along with orbital emphysema and herniation of the orbital soft tissue after vigorous nose blowing?
The extensive mucocele, which contained thick mucoid secretions, was removed from the left maxillary sinus through a large defect in the medial wall of the maxillary sinus (figure, F).
CT also showed thinning of the medial wall of the orbit, erosion of the superior portion of the medial wall of the left maxillary sinus, and opacification of the left maxillary sinus.
The results of the two measurements made along the secondary axis can be used as a comparison to study the effect on the umbo's vibration characteristics before and after the medial wall dissection, as we discuss in the following section.
We found that in most cases of MSH, the ethmoid infundibulum was displaced lateral to the medial wall of the orbit; the correlation between MSH status and displacement was statistically significant (p < 0.
Computed tomography (CT) demonstrated a soft-tissue density in the left maxillary sinus, expansion of the medial wall of the maxilla, obstruction of the middle meatus, and opacification of the ethmoid sinus (figure 1).