This courageous woman had her nose bitten off by a dog. Determined to restore her dignity and self-esteem, she embarked on a series of surgeries designed to use her body tissues to remake her nose.
Top row: At her initial visit several days after injury
Middle row: After pre-fabrication of nostrils with cartilage grafts and skin grafts to forehead, the entire unit was transferred to reconstruct the complex defect
Bottom row: After inset and fine tailoring, her nose is restored with her own tissues. This case demonstrates the most complex variety of rhinoplasty surgery and combines both reconstructive and cosmetic techniques.
Keywords: Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)