|5||1-Diseases of the nasal septum|
|10||A-Deviated nasal septum|
a-Accidental, as habitual nose picking, penetrating injuries or idiopathic.
b-Surgical as in following submucous resection of the septum or bilateral cauterization of the septum.
2-Inflammation as in septal abscess, syphilis, lupus & Wegner granuloma.
1-No symptoms or mild epistaxis & crustations.
Treatment: no treatment is effective.
It is pedeunculated nasal mucosa.
1-Allergic nasal polyps 90%.
2-Inflammatory polyps as antrochoanal polyp.
3-Allergic fungal polyps.
|60||A-Allergic nasal polyps|
It is inflammatory polyp arises from the mucosa of the maxillary sinus & prolapses through the maxillary sinus ostium then grows to the nasopharynx & may be pedunculated behind the soft palate.
1-Unilateral then bilateral nasal obstruction.
2-Endoscopic examination will reveal the polyp.
Investigation: CT scan will reveal the condition.
Endoscopic excision but recurrence may occur at which radical antrum may be needed.