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Septal hematoma is treated with:

# Septal hematoma is treated with:
A. Incision/Drainage
B. Antibiotics
C. Nasal packing
D. Decongestants
 

The correct answer is A. Incision/Drainage.

Treatment of septal hematoma is performed via small incisions through the mucoperichondrium to evacuate the blood. After the drainage the nose is packed or quilting stitches are put in. Silicone stents can also be used to prevent re-accumulation of the hematoma. 

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