Puente nasal ancho

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Definición

Es un ensanchamiento de la parte superior de la nariz.

Consideraciones generales

El puente nasal ancho puede ser un rasgo facial normal, pero también puede estar asociado con ciertos trastornos genéticos o congénitos (presentes al nacer).

Causas comunes

Cuidados en el hogar

No hay necesidad de tratar el puente nasal ancho. Otras afecciones que tengan el puente nasal ancho como un síntoma pueden requerir atención médica.

Se debe llamar al médico si

Llame al médico si:

  • Siente que la forma de la nariz de su hijo está interfiriendo con la respiración
  • Tiene inquietudes acerca de la forma de la nariz de su hijo

Lo que se puede esperar en el consultorio médico

El médico llevará a cabo un examen físico y hará preguntas acerca de la historia clínica y los antecedentes familiares del paciente.

Version Info

  • Last Reviewed on 02/01/2012
  • Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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