Options for the nasal repair of non-syndromic unilateral Tessier no. 2 and 3 facial clefts

@inproceedings{Reddy2014OptionsFT,
  title={Options for the nasal repair of non-syndromic unilateral Tessier no. 2 and 3 facial clefts},
  author={Srinivas Gosla Reddy and Rajgopal R. Reddy and Joachim Anton Obwegeser and Maurice Y. Mommaerts},
  booktitle={Indian journal of plastic surgery : official publication of the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Non-syndromic Tessier no. 2 and 3 facial clefts primarily affect the nasal complex. The anatomy of such clefts is such that the ala of the nose has a cleft. Repairing the ala presents some challenges to the surgeon, especially to correct the shape and missing tissue. Various techniques have been considered to repair these cleft defects. AIM We present two surgical options to repair such facial clefts. MATERIALS AND METHODS A nasal dorsum rotational flap was used to treat patients… CONTINUE READING

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