External rhinoplasty in post rhinoscleromatous bulbous Nose

  • Deepalakshmi Tanthry Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, AJ Institute Of Medical Sciences,Mangalore- Udupi Highway, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Rukma Bhandary Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, AJ Institute Of Medical Sciences,Mangalore- Udupi Highway, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • PP Devan Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, AJ Institute Of Medical Sciences,Mangalore- Udupi Highway, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • A Kavitha Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, AJ Institute Of Medical Sciences,Mangalore- Udupi Highway, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Gururaj Tanthry Department of Anaesthesiology, AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore, Udupi Highway, Kuntikana, Mangalore, Karnataka
Keywords: Rhinoscleroma, bulbous tip, external rhinoplasty

Abstract

A 22-year-old male presented to outpatient department with the complaint of widened nasal tip. He was a known case of rhinoscleroma diagnosed five years ago and had taken treatment for the same for one year. He has been asymptomatic since then. On clinical examination the patient had widening of the dorsum of the nose with a bulbous nasal tip. Anterior rhinoscopy was within normal limits. Rhinoplasty was done and the patient had an improvement in his cosmetic appearance. This is one of unique cases of rhinoplasty on bulbous tip due to rhinoscleroma.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v19i1.11604

Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2013; 19(1): 69-72

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2013-05-03
How to Cite
Tanthry, D., Bhandary, R., Devan, P., Kavitha, A., & Tanthry, G. (2013). External rhinoplasty in post rhinoscleromatous bulbous Nose. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 19(1), 69-72. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v19i1.11604
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Case Reports