• Nasal Columella reconstruction - A comprehensive review of the current techniques

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    The nasal columella is often described as being one of the most difficult nasal subunits to reconstruct. There are a wide range of indications for columella reconstruction, with defects resulting from ischemic injuries, trauma, tumour resection, vascular malformations and congenital agenesis/dysgenesis of nasal anatomy. There is a variety of columella reconstruction techniques reported in the literature, giving reconstructive surgeons options when approaching different columella defects. Each technique has surgical pearls and pitfalls as well as advantages and disadvantages.
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