Case 15


Case 15

[Truswell\, William H.]

Major Deformity

Asymmetric tip

Minor Deformities

Bulbous tip, crooked nose, asymmetric hump


A 40-year-old man with a vague history of nasal trauma in the past desired improvement of nasal breathing, symmetry, and tip appearance ( Fig. 15.1A–H ).

Fig. 15.1 (A–D) Preoperative photos of the patient.

Analysis of Preoperative Photos

The pyramid is crooked to the left with splaying of the left nasal bone. The right upper lateral cartilage is separated medially from the nasal bone. The tip is bulbous. There is recurvature of the lateral crus of the right lower lateral cartilage. The nostrils are asymmetric. The base of the columella is to the left.

Interval from Surgery to Postoperative Photos

9 months

Fig. 15.1 (E–H) Postoperative photos of the patient.

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Jul 7, 2020 | Posted by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY | Comments Off on Case 15

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