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October 2000

The Dorsal Nasal Flap RevisitedAesthetic Refinements in Nasal Reconstruction

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Copyright 2000 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2000

Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2000;2(4):285-286. doi:

RECONSTRUCTING SURGICAL DEFECTS of the nasal tip and lower third of the nose presents a unique challenge for the facial plastic surgeon. Treatment options include: secondary intention healing, full- and split-thickness skin grafts, and local and distant flaps. Owing to the unique texture and color of nasal skin, it is always preferable that like tissue be replaced by like tissue. Scars are best placed at the junction of aesthetic units while reconstruction should adhere to nasal subunit principles.

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