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Why do boxers have flat noses?

Why do boxers have flat noses?

Flat noses: Some are born that way. Those that started off with non flat noses - sustained nasal fractures (one of the hazards) and as result the bridge of the nose has become flat. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if Down syndrome people always have 'flat' noses?

Can you tell me if Down syndrome people always have 'flat' noses?

Not necessarily: Always is a rather broad term and a hard standard to fit.The down syndrome pattern usually involves a broadening and flattening of the midface and the nose does not grow forward as much as that in the non down population. The skull also tends to be more box like than oblong. ...Read more

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If a baby has only has flat nose and no other DS feature what are possibilities to have DS?

If a baby has only has flat nose and no other DS feature what are possibilities to have DS?

A newborn's nose can: be flattened from position in the womb or because (s)he resembles a family member. If concerned or curious, have your pediatrician examine the baby for other features, especially if poor feeding, low muscle tone, weak cry, trouble breathing are present. Babies with mosaic DS, Trisomy 21 in some, but not all cells, may have few features. Don't worry about asking your pediatrician if concerned. ...Read more

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How can I rebuild my flat nose to a broad nose?

Rhinoplasty: The wide, flat nose is commonly associated with the "ethnic" nose or contact sports. It is easy to correct with plastic surgery. Extreme caution must be exercised by choosing the plastic surgeon. Getting a good and safe result is highly dependent on the knowledge, artistic creativity and experience of the plastic surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cause permanent deformed nasal from constant pressure? Nose has been swollen, flat and deformed looking on one side for 10 months?

Is it possible to cause permanent deformed nasal from constant pressure? Nose has been swollen, flat and deformed looking on one side for 10 months?

It may be broken: If your nose is no longer appearing symmetrical, especially if is looks more pushed to one side, it may have been broken. You might compare it its appearance in an old photo of yourself. If so, you might want to see an ENT specialist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Any hereditary conditions or diseases that causes a flat nose bridge?

Any hereditary conditions or diseases that causes a flat nose bridge?

Multiple causes: For a definitive answer you should see an ENT or facial plastic surgeon for an exam. This may be genetic appearance, may be the result of infectious or allergic sinus disease or could even be the result of disease that effect small blood vessels and cartilage. Trauma could also be a factor. Please consult your physician. ...Read more

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What other physical features are usually correlated to a flat nose bridge?

Ethnic nose: Usually flat noses are associated with ethnic patients. They are correlate with a wide nasal bridge, which often includes a wide, poorly defined nasal tip. ...Read more