dorsal hump

dorsal hump

An enlargement or lump on the nasal bridge. In rhinoplasty a rasp is used to reduce it.
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We use a little hammer to fix the dorsal hump (the big bump on your nose).
Narrowing of the nose tip and smoothing of the dorsal hump, to create a more feminine nose.
The secondary effects of these changes include a relative dorsal hump as a result of decreased tip projection, and a longer nose as a result of lobular depression and derotation.
Component dorsal hump reduction: The importance of maintaining dorsal aesthetic lines in rhinoplasty.