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Broken Nose (cont.)

Broken Nose Prognosis

If a nasal injury is minor, further care may not be needed. Many will need a follow-up visit in about 3-7 days after the swelling has resolved. If a severe break has occurred, corrective surgery may be required.

Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

REFERENCES:

Hwang K, You SH, Lee HS. Outcome analysis of sports-related multiple facial fractures. J Craniofac Surg. May 2009;20(3):825-9.

MedscapeReference.com. Nasal and Septal Fractures.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/3/2014

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