Expanded uses for the nasolabial flap

William M. Weathers, Erik M. Wolfswinkel, Huy Nguyen, James F. Thornton

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Abstract

The nasolabial flap is an excellent choice for use in reconstruction of the nasal alar subunit due to its inherent properties that match skin tone and the convexity of the nose. Often overlooked as an option to use in nasal reconstruction, the nasolabial flap can be very advantageous. Indications for the nasolabial flap can be expanded to include reconstruction of the nasal tip, dorsum, soft triangle, and partial alar defects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)104-109
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Plastic Surgery
Volume27
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 23 2013

Keywords

  • Mohs surgery
  • nasal reconstruction
  • nasolabial flap

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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