Nose Picking (Rhinotillexis) and Septal Perforations: Why I should stop picking my nose…?
Figure 1: Rhinotillexis or nose picking is commonly associated with the formation of septal perforations.

Nose Picking (Rhinotillexis) and Septal Perforations: Why I should stop picking my nose…?

BACKGROUND Nose picking is one of the leading causes of epistaxis (nose bleeds) and a common cause of septal perforations (a hole in the nasal septum). Nose picking (rhinotillexis) is…

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Deviated Septum and Septal Perforation
Figure 3: Nasal endoscopy demonstrates patient right sided deviated nasal septum with anterior septum perforation.

Deviated Septum and Septal Perforation

Nasal Septum Repair/Septal Perforation Surgery Jason S. Hamilton, MD, FACS Director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Osborne Head and Neck Institute, Los Angeles, CA Ryan Osborne, MD,…

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