Granulomatous diseases of the nose

  title={Granulomatous diseases of the nose},
  author={Omid Zargari and David J. Elpern},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
The nose is an almost pyramidal structure with its apex projecting anteriorly and its base attached to the facial skeleton. It is an important respiratory airway structure and also plays an essential role in the perception of smell, a sensation that undoubtedly adds to the quality of life. Furthermore, although the concepts of beauty and the aesthetically ideal face change over time and are somewhat different across cultures, the nose has always had a critical role in these concepts because of… 

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