Puente nasal bajo

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Definición

Es un aplanamiento de la parte superior de la nariz.

Nombres alternativos

Nariz en silla de montar

Consideraciones generales

La disminución en el crecimiento (hipoplasia) del puente nasal se puede presentar con enfermedades infecciosas o genéticas. Una disminución en la altura del puente nasal se puede observar mejor a partir de una vista lateral de la cara.

Causas comunes

Cuidados en el hogar

Se debe llamar al médico si

Llame al médico si tiene preguntas 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.

Los exámenes de laboratorio pueden abarcar:

Referencias

Version Info

  • Last reviewed on 1/29/2010
  • 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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