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The supernumerary nostril.
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PMID:  20485056     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The supernumerary nostril is a very rare congenital nasal abnormality, and several cases have been reported in the literature since 1906 when the first case was reported by Lindsay. In the other previously reported cases, the supernumerary nostril typically could present unilaterally or bilaterally, and it was therefore called a double nose, with most reported cases being unilateral. At our institution, we encountered a patient with a supernumerary nostril that was located above the left nostril. We thus performed an operation on this supernumerary nostril and obtained good results and a successful postoperative course. We herein present our findings while also discussing the pertinent literature.
Takashi Matsumura; Ayato Hayashi; Yuzo Komuro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of craniofacial surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1536-3732     ISO Abbreviation:  J Craniofac Surg     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-20     Completed Date:  2010-09-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9010410     Medline TA:  J Craniofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  808-10     Citation Subset:  D    
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nose / abnormalities*,  embryology,  surgery*
Rhinoplasty / methods*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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