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njuries to the nose are relatively com-mon; in cases of facial trauma, nasal fractures account for approximately 40 percent of bone injuries.1 Fights and sports injuries account for most nasal frac-tures in adults, followed by falls and vehicle crashes. Play and sports account for most nasal fractures in children. Physical abuse should be considered in children and women, and should be appropriately ruled out.2 Nasal fractures may occur in isolation or in association with other facial injuries. Fur-thermore, many nasal fractures go undiag-nosed and untreated because some patients do not seek medical care.3 Though seen occa

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