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March 1973

Homograft Reconstruction of the Nasal Septum

Author Affiliations

San Diego, Calif
From the Department of Otolaryngology and the Clinical Center, US Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif. LCDR Roper is now at the US Naval Hospital, Charleston, SC.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1973;97(3):235-237. doi:10.1001/archotol.1973.00780010243001

A method of physiologic and cosmetic correction of deformity produced by nasalseptal and bony-septal loss is presented. Good to excellent results have been obtained by insertion of an L-shaped homograft of freeze-dried iliac crest.

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