(1) General. This procedure involves the manipulation and mobilization of
fractured nasal bones and cartilages. Early reduction is important.
(2) Operative procedure. A rubber-covered narrow forceps is inserted into
the nostril; the nasal bones are elevated and molded into place by external
Section IV. THROAT, TONGUE, AND NECK SURGERY
1-32. THROAT OPERATIONS
Surgery of the throat (see figure 1-11) may be done to halt or correct the effects
of trauma or disease, including neoplasm. Structures included in throat surgery are the
pharynx, larynx, trachea, tongue, palate, tonsils, and adenoids.
Figure 1-11. Sagittal section of the face and neck.