Incidence and treatment of deviation of nasal septum in newborns.

  title={Incidence and treatment of deviation of nasal septum in newborns.},
  author={L. Podoshin and Rachel Gertner and Milo Fradis and August Berger},
  journal={Ear, nose, & throat journal},
  volume={70 8},
Four thousand and ninety consecutive newborns were investigated for nasal septal deviations over a two-year period in the Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa. An incidence of 0.93% of anterior nasal septal cartilaginous dislocation was found. No statistically significant correlation was observed between the newborns' weight and the nasal deformities. Definite correlation between the type of delivery and the nasal deformity was noted, however. The importance of early treatment during the first three… CONTINUE READING


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