After correction of bulbous nose, the nasal tip was enlarged 4 weeks after the operation, a finding not observed 2 weeks postoperatively. We achieved an acceptable result after the first injec tion of triamcinolone acetonide. (A) Preoperative photograph, (B) photograph taken 2 weeks postoperatively, (C) photograph taken 4 weeks postoperatively, and (D) photograph taken 10 weeks postoperatively and six weeks after the triamcinolone injection.

After correction of bulbous nose, the nasal tip was enlarged 4 weeks after the operation, a finding not observed 2 weeks postoperatively. We achieved an acceptable result after the first injec tion of triamcinolone acetonide. (A) Preoperative photograph, (B) photograph taken 2 weeks postoperatively, (C) photograph taken 4 weeks postoperatively, and (D) photograph taken 10 weeks postoperatively and six weeks after the triamcinolone injection.

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... out of 14 patients had re-growing bulbosity that enlarged the tip of the nose after surgery, 4 patients had asymmetry of the tip of the nose, and 1 patient had pollybeak deformity. Among the patients with re-growing bulbosity, 5 patients showed acceptable results after the first triamcinolone acetonide injection ( Fig. 1) and 2 patients showed improvement in bulbosity of the nose tip after the second injection. The remaining 2 patients showed little improvement after 3 injections and needed revision rhinoplasty to decrease the bulbosity of the nasal tip (Fig. ...