Nasal septal hematoma is a rare but potentially serious complication of nasal trauma. Proper management consists of early recognition, prompt surgical evacuation of the hematoma, and antimicrobial therapy if a secondary nasal septal abscess is suspected. Clindamycin is recommended as initial therapy until the results of cultures and susceptibility studies are available.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Pediatrics in review|
|State||Published - Apr 1 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health