A new nose, grown by surgeons on Xiaolian"s forehead
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Chinese man has new nose grown on forehead

26 September 2013 Last updated at 11:03 BST

A man from China's Fujian province has had a new nose grown on his forehead following a traffic accident last year.

The 22-year-old man suffered severe nasal trauma and his subsequent treatment caused his nasal cartilage to corrode. Surgeons came up with the idea of growing a nose on his forehead.

After nine months of growth, surgeons say that the the nose is in good shape and the transplant will be performed soon.

Damian Grammaticas reports.