Management of Nasal Fractures

Vincent B. Ziccardi, Hani Braidy

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The goal of treatment for nasal fractures is to restore the pretraumatic state and normal function. The decision by the surgeon regarding the surgical approach should be based on the degree of injury, the presence of concomitant facial injuries, patient compliance, training of the surgeon, and the presence and degree of septal injury. The use of a closed or open approach will then depend on the extent of the injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)203-208
Number of pages6
JournalOral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


  • Closed reduction
  • Nasal bone fractures
  • Nasal fractures
  • Nasal trauma
  • Open reduction


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