Nasal Septum Perforation due to Methamphetamine abuse

  title={Nasal Septum Perforation due to Methamphetamine abuse},
  author={Mehdi Bakhshaee and Ehsan Khadivi and Masoud Naseri Sadr and Fereshteh Esmatinia},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of otorhinolaryngology},
INTRODUCTION Spontaneous Perforation of the nasal septum is an uncommon condition. Nasal inhalation of substances such as cocaine has long been linked to this Perforation. CASE REPORT This report describes the case of a 46-year-old woman who was addicted to methamphetamine and who presented with perforation of the nasal septum.This is the first reported case of nasal septal necrosis linked to nasal inhalation of methamphetamine. CONCLUSIONS Patient history and assurance regardingillegal… CONTINUE READING

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