|Bones and cartilages of septum of nose. Right side.|
|Gray's||subject #223 993|
branch of superior labial
The fleshy external end of the nasal septum is sometimes also called columella.
The nasal septum is composed of three structures:
The nasal septum can depart from the centreline of the nose; this condition is known as a deviated septum. Trauma, excessive nose-picking and cocaine usage can cause septum perforations, or holes developing in the septum.
- Nasal+septum at eMedicine Dictionary
- SUNY Figs 33:02-01 - "Diagram of skeleton of medial (septal) nasal wall."
- Diagram at evmsent.org