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Septoplasty - series—Normal anatomy

Septoplasty - series - Septal anatomy

Overview

The septum is the cartilage and bony partition that separates the two nasal chambers (nostrils).

Review Date 3/12/2019

Updated by: Tang Ho, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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