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Letters to the Editor
April 2002

Nasal Valve Collapse Not Stenosis

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Copyright 2002 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2002

Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2002;4(2):120. doi:

I read with much interest the article by Drs Lee and Glasgold1 in the October-December 2001 issue of the ARCHIVES entitled "Correction of Nasal Valve Stenosis With Lateral Suture Suspension." However, their assertion that nasal valve stenosis "commonly presents as a postoperative complication of rhinoplasty" is erroneous, based on my personal experience and the published literature.