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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Piriform aperture morphometry and nasal bones morphology in Brazilian population by postero-anterior caldwell radiographys.
Conclusion: In the majority of young patients of nasal trauma x-rays nasal bones were negative as compared to adults.
For instance, plain X-Ray is usually not useful for diagnosis of NBF in the pediatric population whose nasal bones are not ossified (7).
The nasal bones appeared and felt intact with no evidence of fracture or crepitus.
Whereas, in Gaddi sheep it extended upto the level of angularis oris (Sharma et al., 1989) and in Gaddi goat (Gupta et al., 1992) and yak (Sharma and Gupta, 1991) up to the level of frontal and nasal bones. It extended from cribriform plate of ethmoid bone upto the rostral end of nasal bone in pig (Hare, 1975c) and up to the level of 2nd transverse rugae of hard palate in sheep (Ganga Naik et al., 2004).
This open approach allowed visualization of the cartilaginous and bony vault to facilitate accurate dissection of nasal pocket overlying the lower lateral cartilages, septal cartilage, and nasal bones. The columella and nasal skin flap were raised at supraperichondrial and supraperiosteal level without interfering with the underlying perichondrium and periosteum, respectively.
Finally one sample t-test was performed for comparing dimensional characteristics of the selected Iranians' nasal bones with the acceptable 0.5 mm mean absolute error (P value < 0.05).
He said Mr Dunford had "massive" facial fracturing including jaw, cheek and nasal bones.
Closed reduction was performed using Walsham and Asches forceps to reduce the nasal bones and septum.