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Nose Fracture

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by Alan R

(Broken Nose)


Risk Factors

Factors that may increase your chance of a nose fracture include:


American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians



The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

The College of Family Physicians of Canada



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