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Management of the scoliotic nose.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7162307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The twisted nose represents an enigma to many rhinoplasty surgeons because of its frequent recurrence following correction. Reasons for failure include improper preoperative evaluation, failure to understand and compensate for the dynamics of cartilage and faulty surgical execution. One cannot expect a perfectly straight nose on all occasions but an analytic evaluation and appropriate surgical execution can routinely yield an apparently straight nose. The dynamics of the twisted nose are explored with special emphasis on the septal contribution to the scoliosis. The contribution of the bony and cartilaginous structures to the deformity is emphasized. An appreciation of the nasal cartilage-osseous unit is essential to understand the production of the twisted nose and its subsequent correction.
F J Stucker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Laryngoscope     Volume:  92     ISSN:  0023-852X     ISO Abbreviation:  Laryngoscope     Publication Date:  1982 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-04-07     Completed Date:  1983-04-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8607378     Medline TA:  Laryngoscope     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  128-34     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cartilage / surgery
Nasal Bone / surgery
Nasal Mucosa / surgery
Nasal Septum / surgery
Nose / abnormalities*,  surgery
Rhinoplasty / methods

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