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8) Nasal obstruction frequently involves the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone and the vomer, and it is traditionally treated with an open surgical procedure in which the mucoperiosteum is elevated and the offending bone is fractured and/or removed.
According to the embryologic theory, osteomas that arise at the junction of the developing membranous frontal bone and the cartilaginous ethmoid bone predispose to the development of cell rests and later tumor formation.