Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp 69–69 | Cite as

Proboscis lateralis-Appropos of a case

  • H. Sharma
  • D. Dalela
  • D. Dayal
  • N. Chandra


Proboscis lateralis is a rare congenital malformation of nose. A case has been reported with tubular process arising just above the inner canthus of left eye with a distal opening. Reconstruction was planned but could not be carried out because the baby died of infant death syndrome. This case is being reported because of its rarity. The morphology and embryology of this abnormality have also been discussed.


Nasolacrimal Duct Distal Opening Anterior Rhinoscopy Genital Abnormality Maxillary Process 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Sharma
    • 1
  • D. Dalela
    • 2
  • D. Dayal
    • 1
  • N. Chandra
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of E.N.T.K. G. Medical CollegeLucknow
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryK. G. Medical CollegeLucknow
  3. 3.Department of PaediatricsK. G. Medical CollegeLucknow

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