Components of the short nostril.

  title={Components of the short nostril.},
  author={Bahman Guyuron and Ashkan Ghavami and Sarah M. Wishnek},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={116 5},
BACKGROUND The short nostril, best visualized on the basilar view, is a multifaceted dysmorphology that requires evaluation beyond that of alar/columellar deformities. While the soft triangle is the key component in short nostril disharmony, the alar rim and cartilaginous structures that border the nostrils play a salient role as well. METHODS A retrospective review of 200 consecutive rhinoplasties (primary and secondary) examined the specific role of soft triangle excision and other… CONTINUE READING

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