Symptom/Finding

nasal ulcers

Description

Sores in the nose; Causes of nasal septal perforations include infectious, traumatic, autoimmune, inhaled drugs, occupational (chromium, arsenic, nickel, copper), malignancies, and idiopathic. [Castano R, Theriault G, Gautrin D. Categorizing Nasal Septal Perforations of Occupational Origin as Cases of Corrosive Rhinitis. Am J Ind Med. 2007 Feb;50(2):150-3]

Category

Ears, Nose & Throat

ICD-9 Code

478.1

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