• Septal perforations only require treatment when symptoms develop. Two surgical procedures are described for the repair of septal perforations. For defects up to 2 cm, a posterior inverting septal flap composed of mucoperiosteum taken from the bony septum has been successful in seven of eight patients. In two patients with large defects, a two-staged nasolabial skin flap was rotated into the defect and was successful in each case.
(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1986;112:1283-1285)
Bridger GP. Surgical Closure of Septal Perforations. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1986;112(12):1283–1285. doi:10.1001/archotol.1986.03780120047008
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