Septal hematoma

Septal hematoma

A mass of extravasated blood that is confined within the nasal septum.
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3%) cases, deviation of nasal axis in 135/142 (95%), septal hematoma 4/5 (80%), swelling in 103/134 (76.
In this report, we would like to present a case of interventricular septal hematoma after retrograde intervention for a chronic total occlusion and the chronological change of echocardiographic and magnetic resonance imaging.
Nasal packs are placed following nasal surgery to arrest hemorrhage, to prevent septal hematoma, septal abscess formation and internal stabilization following operations on the cartilaginous/bony skeleton of the nose.
There was no significant difference between the two groups in tip cellulitis, and no patient in either group experienced a septal hematoma.
65%) and septal hematoma in 24 (20%) cases respectively.
3) Other possible complications include; septal hematoma, aesthetic complications like disfigurement of the nose, and saddling of the nasal bridge; besides these patients are liable to suffer from lifelong functional problems like vestibular stenosis- a possible stenosis of the external and internal nasal valves.
Nasal packing is beneficial following nasal surgeries as it prevents bleeding and provides support to nasal skeleton while keeping nasal flaps together preventing septal hematoma formation.
A diagnosis of nasal septal hematoma and abscess was made, and the patient was taken urgently to the operating room for surgery.
Septal hematoma was present in 15% and was drained immediately in all cases.
The once-common practice of packing the nose after septoplasty was based on a desire to prevent postoperative complications such as bleeding, septal hematoma, and adhesion formation.
Prior to treatment, six patients developed a septal hematoma and one developed an abscess of the nasal septum; all seven of these patients underwent incision, drainage, and treatment with oral antibiotics.