Rehabilitation for the post-cleft nasolabial stigma.

  • Mark Gorney
  • Published 1988 in Clinics in plastic surgery

Abstract

The post-cleft central facial stigma is a psychologically crippling deformity that challenges the reconstructive surgeon's imagination. Rewarding improvements can be achieved through a combination of an "elephant trunk" open approach and restoration of existing structural elements with addition of a central cartilage or bony columellar strut capped by… (More)

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