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Nasal Anatomy

Anatomy

Oblique-External-Final

  • Glabella
  • Nasion
  • Radix
  • Rhinion
  • Upper lateral cartilage
  • Lower lateral cartilage
  • Ala
  • Alar-facial groove
  • Columella
  • Nasal valve
  • Nasal vestibule
  • Nostril sill
  • Septum
  • Maxilla
  • Turbinate
  • Nasolabial angle
  • Nasofrontal angle
  • Soft triangle
  • Tip-defining points

Techniques

Base-View-External-Final

  • Dorsal hump (bump) removal
  • Rasp
  • Osteotomy
  • Cephalic trim
  • Dome division
  • Lateral crural overlay
  • Alar rim grafts
  • Spreader grafts
  • Batten grafts
  • Flaring suture
  • Septoplasty
  • Inferior turbinate reduction
  • Rotation
  • Alar base modification

Problems

  • Polly beak deformity
  • Bulbous tip
  • Droopy tip
  • Columella show
  • Alar retraction
  • Deviated septum
  • Turbinate hypertrophy
  • Inverted “V” deformity
  • Saddle nose deformity