Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 4

Management of Avulsion Injury of the Nose Due to a Human Bite Under Local Anesthesia with Intravenous Conscious Sedation: A Case Report

Omokaro Osaiyuwu*

Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria


*Corresponding Author: Omokaro Osaiyuwu, Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Received: February 27, 2020; Published: March 12, 2020



  The present case illustrates the management of an avulsion of the nose due to human bite under local anaesthesia with intravenous conscious sedation. The human bite injury of the nose though relatively uncommon presents a challenge to the surgeon especially where treatment options are limited because of the poor financial circumstances of patient. This case shows that despite these challenges good results can be achieved by making good and prudent treatment decisions. Clearly, the nose is worth restoring given their functional, cosmetic and psychological importance.

Keywords: Avulsion; Human Bite; Nose; Conscious Sedation



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Citation: Omokaro Osaiyuwu. "Management of Avulsion Injury of the Nose Due to a Human Bite Under Local Anesthesia with Intravenous Conscious Sedation: A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.4 (2020): 39-42.


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