Surgeons Grow Nose on Man's Forehead

Source: pharmamanufacturing.com

Sep 26, 2013

Time.com


Surgeons at a hospital in Fujian, China grew a new nose on a 22-year-old man’s forehead after an accident left his original nose infected and deformed.

To craft the new nose, doctors took cartilage from Xiaolian’s ribs and implanted it under skin tissue on his forehead. When the nose is finished growing later this month, it will be transplanted to its proper place.

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