nasal septum

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nasal septum

[′nā·zəl ¦sep·təm]
(anatomy)
The partition separating the two nasal cavities.
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Using the method described by Noordzij et al, (7) we conducted a study to examine the viability, host response, and volume retention characteristics of drilled human septal cartilage slurry injected into a nude mouse model.
Routine septoplasty often involves the removal of a portion of nasal septal cartilage to alleviate nasal obstruction caused by septal deviation.
For our study, we chose to use an athymic nude mouse model to preclude the possibility of an immunologic rejection of the human septal cartilage.
An abscess eventually was found in 4 of these 5 patients (80%), with all 5 patients having evidence of septal cartilage destruction.
The reason for the first patient's delayed nasal deformity is postulated to be iatrogenic scoring of the septal cartilage on abscess drainage and debridement.
Replacement of the lower end of the dislocated septal cartilage versus submucous resection of the dislocated end of the septal cartilage.
We obtained samples of nasal septal cartilage from 11 consenting patients who had undergone septoplasty for nasal obstruction.
Nevertheless, the underlying perichondrium and septal cartilage are also affected by cauterization, which might result in a septal perforation.
We fashion spreader grafts from septal cartilage and place them on the appropriate side between the upper lateral cartilage and the dorsal septum.
4) We then harvest a portion of the posterior inferior septal cartilage, ensuring that its size is appropriate for the grafting site.
Bilateral swelling might be observed if there is a fracture of the septal cartilage through which blood can track.