What is Polyrrhinia?

Polyrrhinia is an extremely rare, major congenital malformation characterized by complete duplication of the nose resulting in twofully developed noses often associated with choanal atresia, causing respiratory distress and necessitating surgical repair.

Other condition names

  • Double nose
  • Polyrhinia

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • Antenatal
  • Neonatal
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