saddle nose


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sad·dle nose

a nose with markedly depressed bridge, seen in congenital syphilis, after injury from trauma or operation, or after infection of the nasal septum.
A nose characterised by a marked depression of the root, classically described as a late manifestation of congenital syphilis-induced rhinitis and frontal periostitis, which destroys adjacent bone, cartilage and, occasionally, the nasal septum
DiffDx The saddle nose deformity has also been described in AIDS embryopathy, Christ-Siemans-Touraine syndrome, various deletion syndromes, fetal trimethadione syndrome, Laron-type dwarfism, leprechaunism, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, type III, OSMED syndrome, relapsing polychondritis, thanatophoric dwarfism, Wegener’s granulomatosis, and various conditions that are further characterised by gargoyle-like facies

sad·dle nose

(sad'ĕl nōz)
A nose with markedly depressed bridge, seen in congenital syphilis or after injury from trauma or operation.
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Conclusion: Saddle nose is a difficult problem in nasal reconstruction, causing significant psychological and functional problems for the patient.
Keywords: Costal cartilage, Rhinoplasty, Saddle nose.
In all these cases, ignoring the problem from the onset or delayed consultation may lead to structural deformities of the nose, one of the commonest being saddle nose deformity3.
The main feature of saddle nose deformity is loss of septal support, leading to functional and aesthetic sequel which needs to be addressed in the form of septal reconstruction as the integral part of the management6.
The case series comprised of patients admitted to the Plastic Surgery Department Combined Military Hospital Panu Aqil, for the treatment of stage III saddle nose deformity between December 2014 and June 2017.
Untreated disease can lead to cartilage destruction with saddle nose deformity and eventually patient death.
Della-Torre et al (44) described 4 patients who presented with 2- to 3-year histories of midline destructive diseases including saddle nose deformity who had extensive workup for infection, vasculitis, and neoplasia, particularly NK/T-cell lymphoma.
It comprised 19 patients who underwent saddle nose deformity reconstruction with calvarial bone graft.
Conclusion: Calvarial bone graft is a viable option for the reconstruction of saddle nose deformity, especially in severe cases.
Keywords: Saddle nose deformity, Calvarial bone graft.
Saddle nose deformity is seen in patients who lose support of the nasal framework with subsequent collapse.