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Diseases of Nose and Septum

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For deviated nasal septum, surgery is required for: (LQ)



A Septal spur with epistaxis
B Marked septal deviation

C Persistent rhinorrhea
D Recurrent sinusitis

E Prolonged DNS

Ans. A B, C and D . Septal spur with epistaxis; Marked septal deviation; Persistent rhinorrhea; and Recurrent sinusitis

Indications for Surgery in DNS

Persistent unilateral nasal obstruction and recurrent headaches

Deviation causing recurrent sinusitis or otitis media

.Recurrent epistaxis from septal spur

Access for operation in polypectomy with DNS

As a part of septorhinoplasty for cosmetic correction of external nasal deformities.

As a approach to hypophysectomy

o Septoplasty is done in children, adolescents and young female.

o Submucous resection is indicated in adults (after 17-18 yrs).

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