Review Article| Volume 40, ISSUE 6, P651-652, November 1987

Triple nostrils: a case report and review

      This paper is only available as a PDF. To read, Please Download here.


      In this paper we present a case of a “third nostril” situated below the left nostril and passing posteriorly into the nasal cavity. In all previously published cases the supernumerary nostril has been situated superior to the normal nostrils.


        • Erich J.B.
        Nasal duplication. Report of case of patient with two noses.
        Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1962; 29: 159
        • Lindsay B.
        A nose with supernumerary nostrils.
        Transactions of the Pathology Society of London. 1906; 57: 529
        • Sharma L.K.
        Supernumerary nostril.
        Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 1975; 8: 90
        • Takuya O.
        • Yoshiaki T.
        Supernumerary nostril.
        Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1972; 50: 403
        • Tawse H.B.
        Supernumerary nostril and cavity.
        in: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine. XIII. 1919: 28