• Supra Alar Island Flap and Costal Cartilage for "Arrow Tail" Short Nose Deformity Correction

    7 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Short nose is a common deformity with highest prevalence in Asian people. Here we termed an oriental short nose deformity as an “arrow-tail” nose characterized by deficient nasal midline skin and mucosa, retruded short columella with relative bilateral alar ptosis, as well as a poorly defined nasal tip. As a proof of principle, we implemented an approach of anthropometric measurement of nasal proportion to identify the arrow tail short nose by analyzing the relationship between columella and alar.
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