Repair of nasal septal perforations using local mucosal flaps and a composite cartilage graft.

@article{Woolford2001RepairON,
  title={Repair of nasal septal perforations using local mucosal flaps and a composite cartilage graft.},
  author={Timothy J Woolford and Nick S. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2001},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={22-5}
}
The surgical closure of a nasal septal perforation is recognized as being particularly challenging. A series of 11 consecutive patients who underwent closure of a septal perforation using a mucosal flap/composite conchal cartilage graft technique are reviewed, and the surgical technique described. The size of the perforation repaired varied, with eight cases being 2 cm or more in diameter. There was no significant graft donor site morbidity and complete perforation closure was achieved in eight… CONTINUE READING

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