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Broken Nose

Broken Nose

Broken nose

A broken nose is likely to cause swelling and bruising over the nose and around the eyes as shown in the image of the face. The skeletal image shows how the nasal bones may break in the area between the eyes.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer David Messenger, MD
Last Revised March 18, 2013

Last Revised: March 18, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD

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