You have to click that above link to see pictures, since I can’t steal them from Reuters.
The 22-year-old man, identified as Xiaolian, was in a traffic accident in 2012, as a result of which his nose was damaged. He didn’t seek treatment and I guess things got bad and now they’re making him a new one, sculpted from cartilage taken from his ribs. A skin tissue expander was also involved.
“Doctors say that they will soon be able to carry out a transplant operation to replace the damaged nose with the newly grown one.”
I guess the lesson here is, if you damage your nose in a traffic accident, you should seek help, but if you don’t, there are some doctors in China who can grow you a new one.