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October 1972

Hemilateral Rhinotomy in the Treatment of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Author Affiliations

Rochester, Minn
From the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1972;96(4):319-321. doi:10.1001/archotol.1972.00770090495004

Of the numerous treatment modalities for hemorrhagic hereditary telangiectasia, skin grafting the nasal cavity affords the best prognosis. In patients with absent nasal septa or large perforations, the hemilateral rhinotomy approach offers excellent exposure and convenient graft placement without increased morbidity.