nose fracture

nose fracture

A break in the short nasal bone forming the upper third of the nose. Such a fracture commonly results from external violence and may feature visible deformity or obstruction to breathing on one side from deviation of the NASAL SEPTUM. Broken noses are moulded back into shape by manipulation under anaesthesia. A plaster cast may be needed for 2 or 3 weeks.
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Sources told the GDN that Mr Abdulla had suffered a nose fracture in the incident.
Callum, 21, of Thorntree, Middlesbrough, suffered a broken cheekbone, a split ear, a hairline nose fracture and other cuts and bruises in the attack, which saw him spend most of January 1, 2014 in hospital.
This corroborates the statement of researchers that the frequency of nose fracture has risen considerably in the last 15 years, perhaps due to the 40% increase in sports practiced in closed environments (ANTOUN; LEE, 2008; LINN et al.
Evans also suffered a nose fracture and his ankle needed a screw and plate to fix it.
It was only in June that he was upset as he was prevented from boxing for European gold in the light flyweight final and suffering a nose fracture.
CAIRO: Ahly goalie Ahmed Adel was hospitalized after suffering a nose fracture in his team's 1-0 win at Military Production on Sunday, and he's set for a one-week break.
LAST Saturday many spectators saw only snatches of a game played in borderline visibility conditions - but for West Park the surprise inclusion of South African, Ryan de la Harpe only three weeks after sustaining a double nose fracture was good news.
The girl suffered a skull fracture, nose fracture and bleeding in the brain.
Dwaine Vincent laid into him, punching him repeatedly in the face, leaving Callum with a broken cheekbone, split ear, nose fracture and cuts and bruises.
The official said consultant ear, nose and throat surgeon Dr Mohammed Ebrahim Maguid later took care of the nose fracture, which was splinted.
Injuries to the victims included cuts, bruises, chipped teeth and a nose fracture.
Mr Khaliq came around bleeding with a head injury, black eyes, a wound to his hand, a nose fracture and bruising.