Nose

Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The nose, sometimes referred to as the external nose, is a feature of the face and is composed of soft tissues that extend externally from the skull. It is continuous posteriorly with the nasal cavity.

Blood supply

Lymphatic drainage

  • receives lymphatics from the anterior nasal cavity and then in lymphatics that accompany the facial vein to the submandibular lymph nodes 2
Head and neck anatomy
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Article information

rID: 29455
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • External nose

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