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When ppl say nasal fracture, does it mean a break of the nasal bone or the cartilage or both?

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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Either one

Trauma to the nose may break the nasal bones or the nasal cartilages.
This can make the nose crooked or lead to nasal congestion or blockage. A nose surgeon should be able to assess the injuries ad advise how best to treat them.

In brief: Either one

Trauma to the nose may break the nasal bones or the nasal cartilages.
This can make the nose crooked or lead to nasal congestion or blockage. A nose surgeon should be able to assess the injuries ad advise how best to treat them.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Jeremy White
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: All of the above

A nasal fracture can involve the nasal bones and/or cartilage, particularly the nasal septum.

In brief: All of the above

A nasal fracture can involve the nasal bones and/or cartilage, particularly the nasal septum.
Dr. Jeremy White
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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Can be both

Nasal fractures can involve bones, cartilage or both.
If the nose is deviated it is usually.

In brief: Can be both

Nasal fractures can involve bones, cartilage or both.
If the nose is deviated it is usually.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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