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- fractures of the nasal bones are common. They may be sustained from the
front, with depression of the nasal bones, or from the side, resulting in deviation.
they may be:
- simple - skin and mucosa intact
- compound - cartilage
and/or bone exposed
- in a child, always consider the possibility
of non-accidental injury.
- physical abuse should be considered in children
and women (1)
Last reviewed 01/2018