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What is a saddle nose?

What is a saddle nose?

Descriptive term: The "saddle nose" is a descriptive term used to describe a nose with a sunken bridge.It can be part of the variability of genetic endowment or result from destruction of the nasal cartilage by disease. Prior to penicillin (which reduced the issue), it was one of the features of infants born with congenital syphilis. ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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I'm starting to think I have a saddle nose. What do I do?

I'm starting to think I have a saddle nose. What do I do?

Rhinoplasty?: You may decide to consult with a plastic surgeon for repair of the nose with cartilage, bone or a synthetic implant. For additional information- There are medical conditions that can be a cause of saddle nose including polychondritis, cocaine abuse, and wegners granulomatosis. ...Read more

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During a septoplasty, do doctor's sometimes leave only 5 mm or less of a dorsal strut to correct a deviated section? I have saddle nose now.

During a septoplasty, do doctor's sometimes leave only 5 mm or less of a dorsal strut to correct a deviated section? I have saddle nose now.

Evaluation: You will need an in person facial exam and evaluation in order to determine what is the problem. Please consult with a Facial Plastic Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon in your area. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Best time to repair a small deformity on my son's nose? He is 6 years old now.

Best time to repair a small deformity on my son's nose? He is  6 years old now.

NOSE DEFORMITY: Pls ask the plastic surgeon his opinion. It depends on the severity of the deformity. At this age, they usually use general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Drs have said nose not broken and no deformity, but my 10yr old still has a lump on right side of nose which can most certainly be felt after 2 weeks.

Drs have said nose not broken and no deformity, but my 10yr old still has a lump on right side of nose which can most certainly be felt after 2 weeks.

Nasal injury: See an ENT specialist to make sure. Some injuries develop a septal hematoma and fractures are sometimes not apparent until the swelling subsides. ...Read more

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Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

Has anyone had cosmetic nose surgery leave them with eagle beak deformity? Why?

Pollybeak : Pollybeak deformity happens when either scar tissue forms above the tip and under the skin, or when not enough of the dorsum is removed at the original surgery. This problem is repairable with revision rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Do I go to a plastic surgeon or a reconstructive surgeon for eagle beak deformity of nose?

Do I go to a plastic surgeon or a reconstructive surgeon for eagle beak deformity of nose?

Experienced surgeon: In either case, they may be capable of managing the condition but i would perform this based on the surgeon's experience as the primary criteria. ...Read more

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