Septodermoplasty | definition of septodermoplasty by Medical dictionary
Operation to graft stratified squamous epithelium and dermis to replace the mucous membrane of the nasal septum, especially for patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia.
[septo- + dermo- + G. plastos, formed]
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Most patients had tried and failed standard medical and interventional approaches to control the bleeding including ENT laser cauterization procedures, septodermoplasty
and GI endoscopies.
By instance, in the treatment of epistaxis several options such as septodermoplasty
, surgical artery ligation and laser, among others, are effective for local control.