Saddle Nose Deformity Treatment in Patna, Bihar
deformity refers to an atypical structure and appearance of the nose, affecting
its functions. These deformities are relatively common occurrences. Nasal
deformities can be categorized into two main types:
Cosmetic Deformities: These affect the
aesthetic shape and structure of the nose.
Functional Deformities: These influence the
nasal functions, leading to issues like breathing difficulties, snoring, sinus
problems, and impaired smell perception.
Various Types of Nasal Deformities:
- Cleft Palate: A congenital nasal deformity that
extends beyond the nose, affecting the mouth's structure.
- Nasal/Dorsal Hump: Commonly found within
families, this deformity can also result from trauma. It involves cartilage or
excess bone growth, depending on its location within the nose.
- Saddle Nose: This depression along the nasal
bridge can result from factors like cocaine abuse, certain medical conditions,
or physical trauma. It's also known as "boxer's nose."
- Swollen Turbinate: Turbinates aid in
humidifying and clearing inhaled air. Swelling in these structures can hinder
- Enlarged Adenoids: Overgrown lymph glands at
the nasal back can lead to sleep apnea and airway blockages.
- Deviated Septum: The cartilage dividing the
nasal passages becomes misaligned, causing blockages in one or both nostrils.
Common Symptoms of Nasal Deformities:
of whether a nasal deformity is functional or cosmetic, typical symptoms
- Difficulty in breathing
- Nostril blockage
- Facial discomfort
- Sinus problems
- Reduced sense of smell
Causes of Nasal Deformities:
deformities can arise due to congenital factors or injuries. Other causes
- Nasal trauma
- Prior nasal surgery
- Connective tissue disorders
- Medical conditions such as Wegener's
granulomatosis, sarcoidosis, and polychondritis
- Weakening of nasal structures
When to Seek Medical Attention:
medical professional if nasal deformities start impacting your quality of life.
Consider medical attention:
When dissatisfaction with nasal appearance
When nostril blockages lead to sleep
disturbances and mouth breathing.
To Schedule an Appointment at Big Apollo
Spectra Hospital, Patna:
0612-3540100 to arrange an appointment.
Treatment for Nasal Deformities:
Spectra Hospital, Patna, provides comprehensive treatment options:
- Analgesics for headaches and sinus pain relief.
- Decongestants to alleviate nasal tissue
swelling and congestion.
- Antihistamines to combat congestion and runny
- Steroid sprays to reduce nasal tissue
- Rhinoplasty: A surgical procedure to enhance
nasal appearance and function.
- Septoplasty: Surgery to straighten the nasal
septum, separating nostrils.
- Closed Reduction: Non-surgical procedure to
mend a broken nose.
deformities present complex challenges, considering their various forms and
origins. Expert otolaryngologists specializing in nose anatomy and
functionality handle these issues. Specialists in reconstructive, aesthetic,
and plastic surgery, with a focus on nasal traumas, often perform rhinoplasty
to address these deformities.