Nasalis island pedicle flap in nasal ala reconstruction.

  title={Nasalis island pedicle flap in nasal ala reconstruction.},
  author={Maryam M Asgari and Peter B Odland},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  volume={31 4},
BACKGROUND Defects of the nasal ala can be difficult to repair in a one-stage procedure. We describe a laterally based nasalis myocutaneous island pedicle flap to repair small but deep defects of the superior nasal ala. OBJECTIVE To describe a single-stage flap for repair of small defects on the nasal ala that confines the repair to one cosmetic unit. METHODS We discuss the anatomy of the flap and illustrate the method of placing the flap. RESULTS We present several case examples and… CONTINUE READING

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