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Author Thiagarajan, Balasubramanian ♦ Ulaganathan, Venkatesan
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Fracture Nasal Bone ♦ Nasal Bone ♦ Prominent Part ♦ Common Structure ♦ Nasal Bone Fracture ♦ Road Traffic Accident ♦ Prominent Portion
Abstract Nose is the most prominent part of the face, hence it is likely to be the most common structure to be injured in the face. Although fractures involving the nasal bones are very common, it is often ignored by the patient. Patients with fractures of nasal bone will have deformity, tenderness, haemorrhage, edema, ecchymosis, instability, and crepitation. These features may be present in varying combinations. This article discusses the pathophysiology of these fractures, role of radiography and ultrasound in their diagnosis and their management. Nasal bone fractures are common because: 1. Nose happens to be the most prominent portion of the face 2. Increasing number of road traffic accidents 1
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article