• Published
    06-03-2024
  • Issue
    Vol: 28 Issue: 01, 2024
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POST TRAUMATIC SEPTORHINOPLASTY – OUR EXPERIENCE

  • M.K Rajasekar1, M. Shanmugapriya2

Keywords: Septorhinoplasty, Nasal Obstruction, Rhinoplasty

ABSTRACT:-
Introduction- Septorhinoplasty remains one of the most technically challenging procedures in facial plastic surgery. Methodology- This prospective study was conducted in Department of ENT. Sree Balaji Medical College Hospital, among patients presented with history of trauma fracture in nose with symptoms of nasal obstruction, snoring and headache. Nasal Obstructive Symptoms Evaluation score and Rhinoplasty Outcome Evaluation score was the major outcome. Results- The mean age of the patients was 35.2±9.2 years 65% of patients were male. RTA is the major cause. The major clinical feature is nasal obstruction in 90% and snoring in 70% of patients, followed by frontal headache in 55% of patients. Conclusion- This type of surgery is effective in improving the appearance and function of traumatized nose.