The crooked nose is characterized by a typical bump at the tip. The tip also faces sideways giving it a crooked look. The crooked nose is one rare kind, but it occurs in some people who either have sustained injuries on the nose, or fractures or were simply born that way. For people born with a crooked nose can be due to a deformity from stage two congenital syphilis.
HOW IS CROOKED NOSE DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of the crooked nose is done by a cosmetologist or a paediatrician with a thorough physical examination and medical history to find out details of any injuries or fractures. An x-ray may be recommended for further diagnosis of the nose.
HOW IS CROOKED NOSE TREATED?
The most common way to correct a crooked nose is to opt for rhinoplasty which is a surgical correction that involves the surgeon to take in to account a variety of aspects such as balance, proportion and symmetry along with correction of nasal function.
DID YOU KNOW?
Minimal bruising or minor crooked nose can be treated with a cold compress.