Painful nose crusting in a child

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Abstract

Common nasal infections can have serious health consequences if not quickly diagnosed and treated. Introduction Both children and adults present to urgent care centers with nasal pain. Infectious causes of such pain include impetigo, furuncles, and nasal vestibulitis (NV). Noninfectious causes include squamous cell cancer and lupus vulgaris. A careful physical examination and a thorough medical history can allow the health-care provider to rule out more serious conditions or to transfer the patient to an emergency department if life threatening conditions are present.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-36
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Urgent Care Medicine
Volume11
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 2 2016

Keywords

  • nasal vestibulitis
  • cavernous sinus thrombosis

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