Septum refers to a partition in the body which separate the different chambers of a body part such as the heart or the nose. Most commonly the septum refers to the nasal septum, which divides the two nostrils. A deviated septum condition is a medical disorder which is made up of bones and cartilages that is deviated from its normal position and appears to be crooked. This crooked condition makes it difficult to breathe. The deviated septum can either be congenital in nature or it may develop due to a fatal accident or injury.
HOW IS DEVIATED SEPTUM DIAGNOSED?
A deviated septum is an extremely common condition and many people with a deviated septum do not need treatment.