Broken Nose

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Definition

-  Fracture of nasal bone

 

Features

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Associated S/S

-  Epistaxis

-  Septum deviation +/- difficulty nasal breathing

-  Nasal ridge deformity

 

Ix

-  X-ray

 

Mx

-  Conservative Mx

-  Surgery

-  Indicated if functional symptoms (difficulty breathing) or aesthetic reasons

-  GAMP (splint)

-  Rhinoplasty