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Sarcoidosis and Saddle Nose Deformity

Sarcoidosis is one of many autoimmune diseases in which the body responds to a substance, often unknown, and begins to attack healthy tissues. Development of saddle nose because of sarcoidosis is not very common, but it does happen on rare occasions. Symptoms of Sarcoidosis There are various symptoms associated with this disease. The manifestation of …
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Saddle Nose and Relapsing Polychondritis

Relapsing polychondritis is a rare disease affecting only 3-4 people in one million. Men and women are affected at the same rate and onset usually occurs between 40-60 years of age. This degenerative condition causes intermittent swelling and inflammation of cartilage. It usually affects the ear, nose and joints, although it can also affect other …
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3 Common Injury-Related Causes of Saddle Nose

Trauma to the nose can be caused by any number of things, including medical procedures or an infection. A physical blow to the nose can also cause structural damage that leads to the saddle nose deformity. While it’s impossible to list all potential impacts, these are the three most common types of forceful blows leading …
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Breathe a Sigh of Relief with Improved Nose Appearance and Function

Saddle nose can occur as the result of a sporting injury, accident, physical attack or even some severe infections. When the bridge of the nose collapses, appearance and function are affected to various degrees. If you are embarrassed by the shape of your nose or can’t breathe freely, saddle nose repair is an option from …
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An Historical Perspective on Saddle Nose

Saddle nose is a condition in which the bridge of the nose has collapsed, causing a loss of height and giving it a sunken look. The main cause of this condition is trauma to the nose, although there are other causes as well. This includes medical conditions like leprosy, congenital syphilis and relapsing polychondritis to …
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3 Tips for Faster Saddle Nose Repair Recovery

Individuals suffering from saddle nose often undergo rhinoplasty to restore their appearance. After the procedure, you can expect to spend a few weeks recovering. Your body will need time to heal from swelling and bruising that occur with the surgical procedure. There are things you can do to help speed up healing for less discomfort. …
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Three Sporting Disciplines That Can Lead to Saddle Nose Deformity

Most sports come with the risk of injury, many of which can leave athletes out of action indefinitely. When considering these injuries, the limbs immediately come to mind. However, damage to the nose can also put an end to a promising career. Strenuous sporting activity involves effective breathing. If you are unable to take in …
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What to Know About Saddle Nose Surgery

Nose deformities can affect your appearance and self-confidence. If your nose has a scooped-out look, you may benefit from saddle nose surgery. There are many causes for this deformity that can be treated with surgical correction. Here’s what to know about the saddle nose surgery process. Saddle Nose Consultation Before you can have saddle nose …
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