Nasal reconstruction of a patient with complete congenital arhinia : a clinical report

19 Dec 2016

Complete congenital arhinia is a rare embryonic disorder of unknown etiology. This is a clinical report of prosthetic nasal rehabilitations done in the early childhood and adolescent stages of a patient with complete congenital arhinia. Additive manufacturing techniques for creating pre-surgical planning models to assist in the creation of new nasal passages is also described. These rare cases can be successfully rehabilitated if patients are sufficiently motivated and there is meticulous planning and collaboration from a multidisciplinary team.