nasal bones


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nasal bones

The two variably-sized, flat and roughly rectangular plates of bone forming the bridge of the nose. Each nasal bone is attached to the FRONTAL BONE above, the MAXILLA to the side and to the ETHMOID internally.
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They measured fetal nasal bone length and crown-rump length and recorded maternal characteristics, including self-reported ethnic origin, age, weight, and diabetes.
In this article, I describe a simple technique for managing severe nasal bone injuries with good results.
The potential importance of the fetal nasal bone was first reported in 1995 by the fetal medicine group at Hopital Antoine B& clere, Clamart, France.
However, in some cases the classic diagnostic appearance of a hemangioma of the nasal bone has been found to actually represent spiculation and "soap bubble osteoporosis.
The expanded Neandertal nasal bones may have been sheathed with mucous membranes for warming and cleansing air in cold locales, he suggests.
For example, one chimp had nasal bones resembling those of a recently discovered robust australopithecine even though the two specimens share no other cranial features.
1) Sometimes intranasal hemangiomas produce bony changes or destruction of the nasal bones and septum; this makes them difficult to differentiate clinically and radiologically from the more common malignant epithelial tumors, such as squamous cell carcinoma, and other vascular lesions.
Other skulls have smaller teeth and more prominent brows and nasal bones.
Especially problematic is a patient with thin skin, a narrow dorsal convexity, and short nasal bones.
Wide undermining of the skin soft-tissue envelope and septal mucoperichondrium is performed in order to achieve complete exposure of both the nasal bones and the deflected septum.
The mass had eroded the bilateral nasal bones and the anterior aspect of the nasal septum.