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Deviated Nasal Septum

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by Carson-DeWitt R

(Deviated Septum)

 

Treatment

Sometimes surgery to reshape the nose ( rhinoplasty ) is performed at the same time. The two procedures together are called septorhinoplasty. Children who need surgery usually wait until they have stopped growing, around age 16.
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
http://www.entnet.org

HealthFinder, US Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.healthfinder.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Society of Otolaryngology
http://www.entcanada.org

The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
http://www.plasticsurgery.ca

 

References


Fact sheet: deviated septum. American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery website. Available at: http://www.entnet.org/HealthInformation/deviatedSeptum.cfm. Accessed July 24, 2008.

 

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