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Seyhan A. Management of the Lateral Walls in Crooked Nose. wjps. 2012; 1 (2) :112-115
URL: http://wjps.ir/article-1-43-en.html
Department of Plastic Surgery, Celal Bayer University, Izmir, Turkey
Abstract:   (6972 Views)
In crooked noses, the lateral walls are different in shape and symmetry. Although the septum is very important to obtain a straight nose, identical and symmetrical lateral walls are needed for a straight looking nasal dorsum. As well as the septum, lateral walls also contribute in nasal skeletal support and stability. Thus, obtaining identical and symmetrical lateral walls is important. In order to obtain symmetrical and stable lateral walls, the requirements are to equalize the height, to set in a symmetric location and finally to stabilize the symmetry. These requirements must be taken into consideration while performing the steps of rhinoplasty, namely, hump resection, osteotomies and stabilization by spreader grafts or flaps. Here, we describe the management of the lateral walls in crooked nose in 7 cases.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/07/22 | Accepted: 2014/07/26 | Published: 2014/07/26

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