Proboscis lateralis

Case contributed by Bashar Karkoush


Malformation of the nose

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
Gender: Male

Left-sided rudimentary nasal structure located off-center from the midline of the face with associated ipsilateral nasal hypoplasia.

Case Discussion

Neonate with left-sided proboscis lateralis.

Proboscis lateralis is a rare facial anomaly in which a trunk-like, tubular structure originates most of the cases from the medial portion of the orbit.

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