Saddle Nose Deformity Due to Granulomatosis Polyangiitis
Granulomatosis polyangiitis is a severe type of vasculitis that often attacks the upper respiratory system, including the nose. Some patients with this autoimmune disorder can have nasal cartilage damage that leads to a weakened structure and a nasal bridge collapse. If you have a saddle nose deformity, or pug nose, caused by granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Dr. Maurice Khosh can offer options for rhinoplasty to repair the shape and function of the nose.
Patients with granulomatosis with polyangiitis can experience severe inflammation of blood vessels in certain organs. When granulomatosis with polyangiitis affects the nose or sinuses, blood flow can be reduced to the tissues, including the cartilage in the septum. This loss of blood flow can cause erosion of the cartilage, creating perforations or structural weakness in the septum. When the cartilage becomes too weak, the nasal bridge can collapse and results in the sunken nasal bridge associated with a saddle nose deformity.
Repairing a Nose Damaged by Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
Dr. Khosh is a leader in the field of saddle nose repairs and utilizes the most advanced techniques to restore the form and function of the nose. For his patients that suffer a nasal bridge collapse due to granulomatosis with polyangiitis, he can work with their rheumatologist to determine the best time to begin the repair during remission or inactivity of the disease. Grafts and other surgical techniques can be used to strengthen the septum and restore the shape of the nasal bridge for an improved appearance and respiratory function.
Saddle nose deformity from granulomatosis with polyangiitis is rare, but it can occur. If you have suffered a nasal bridge collapse after nose damage caused by granulomatosis with polyangiitis, contact the office of Dr. Maurice Khosh. He will discuss your surgical or non-surgical repair options during a personal consultation.
Words can not express my gratitude for his amazing life-changing work.
I had a tonsillectomy and a Neck Lump removal done on the same day.
Everything that you ever heard or read about tonsillectomy, is a dramatic over-exaggeration of people who can NOT tolerate pain.
I was so ready for a long misery and stressful recovery... Pffttt , turned out to be a really easy experience.
Dr. Khosh did an amazing job!!! Also taking in to consideration that I had 2 surgeries performed on the same day. I was out walking my dogs on day 2. Day 3 Walking dogs, doing some shopping and cooking... day 4 5 and 6 you get the picture. 0 limitations, just listened to my body and didnt overwork myself.
Just want to tell anyone and everyone who is either thinking of or NEEDS to have adult tonsillectomy done - Please don't even think twice. You get a perfect dose of painkillers, and they can solve all your pain-needs.
Dr.Khosh has an amazing warm and friendly personality, with a heart of gold and superb skills.
Susan - my comforting shoulder, and Christine - always happy and positive to brighten your day. I am forever grateful .