DISEASES OF THE NOSE, THROAT AND NASOPHARYNX : THE NASAL SEPTUM HEMATOMA AND ABSCESS OF THE NASAL SEPTUM (HAEMATOMA ET ABSCESSUS SEPTI NASI) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Injury of the external nose; less the introduction of infection when picking finger; may also occur as a metastasis after infectious diseases. Trauma blood accumulates between the cartilage and perichondrium; when the infection forms an abscess of the nasal septum.
Symptoms. Complaints of shortness of breath.
When rhinoscopy - on both sides of the nasal septum is visible fluctuating swelling.