DISEASES OF THE NOSE, THROAT AND NASOPHARYNX : FRACTURE AND DISLOCATION OF THE NASAL SEPTUM - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Fracture and dislocation of the nasal septum accompanied by a deviated septum, sometimes crack quadrangular cartilage.
The symptoms are sometimes absent, sometimes depend on the curvature of the upper part of the nasal septum (see), bleeding, loss of smell, sometimes draining cerebrospinal fluid. Coulter is involved in the process in fractures of the upper jaw.
Recognition is not difficult.
Dislocation of the cartilage should be immediately put back into place by pushing the protruding portion of the cartilage.