Revision Nasal Surgery on 63 Year Old Man
- over 60
This male patient complained of severe bilateral nasal obstruction. When he was younger he had been a boxer, during that time he had sustained multiple nasal fractures. He underwent a nasal surgery at age 25 to straighten the nose, but he said the operation was not successful in improving his nasal breathing. On Physical examination, the patient's nasal bones were short and irregular. He had a shortened, deviated septum with poor tip support, and a saddle nose deformity. Dr. Klausner performed a septal reconstruction using an irradiated rib cartilage graft, bilateral nasal valve repair, and inferior turbinate reduction to improve his nasal breathing and improve the exterior appearance of his nasal bridge and tip.More
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