Results 12 patients were operated on with this technique for nasal deviation from March 1996 to August 1999. The follow-up period ranged from 1 to 12 months. The overall result was successful in all cases except one of recurrence.
Of the 72 cases with the deformed nasal bone, 43 cases with the deviated deformities were corrected by the lateral nasal osteotomy, 29 cases with nasal hump were performed by central nasal osteotomy and local nasal osteotomy.
It is not easy to obtain a smooth nasal bridgeline when treating a twisted nose or in secondary rhinoplasties.
Besides the numerous functional difficulties for the patient with a twisted nose, he must also handle its psychological repercussions.
A Surgical Algorithm Using Open Rhinoplasty for Correction of Traumatic Twisted Nose
In this series, the authors present their experience with correction of the traumatic twisted nose in Asians using open rhinoplasty.
A standard surgical algorithm was followed to determine treatment strategies for 92 patients with traumatic twisted nose at the Tri-Service General Hospital in Taiwan between 1 August 2001 and 1 June 2004.