Rhinosurgery in children: basic concepts.

@article{Verwoerd2007RhinosurgeryIC,
  title={Rhinosurgery in children: basic concepts.},
  author={Carel D. A. Verwoerd and Henriette L. Verwoerd-Verhoef},
  journal={Facial plastic surgery : FPS},
  year={2007},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          219-30
        }
}
In newborns, the main supporting structure of the nose is the dorsoseptal cartilage, a T-bar-formed complex of septum and upper lateral cartilages, which is essentially an external extension of the cartilage of the anterior cranial base. Later the anatomic situation gradually changes -- a potential pitfall for surgeons and radiologists. The vulnerability of various processes underlying postnatal development of the facial skeleton is discussed. The cartilaginous septum is the dominant growth… Expand
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