J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2014 Oct 2;67(10):1440-3. Epub 2014 Jun 2.
Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA. Electronic address:
Nasal septal defects can be challenging to repair, given their location, size, and the unique, tri-layered structure of the septum, which includes a thin piece of cartilage positioned between mucosal layers. The report herein presents a case of a 47 year-old woman with a large symptomatic nasal septal perforation, despite saline irrigations and ointment. Placement of a septal button or a traditional surgical approach was not considered because of the extremely large nature of the perforation. Read More