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What is the definition or description of: nasal trauma?

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Dr. Jeremy White
Plastic Surgery 16 years experience
Nose Injury: Nasal trauma means that there was an injury to the nose. This can range from a skin laceration to fractures of the nasal bones or septal cartilage.
Dr. Edward Rhee
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Injury to the nose: Injury to the nose which may result in deformity, bleeding, or impairment in function (e.g. Ability to breathe normally or an impaired sense of smell).

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Last updated Mar 6, 2013

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