A broken nose is
likely to cause swelling and bruising over the nose and around the eyes as
shown in the image of the face. The skeletal image shows how the nasal bones
may break in the area between the eyes.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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