The Relation Between the Lower Lateral Cartilages and the Function of the External Nasal Valve

@article{Silva2018TheRB,
  title={The Relation Between the Lower Lateral Cartilages and the Function of the External Nasal Valve},
  author={Eduardo Nascimento Silva},
  journal={Aesthetic Plastic Surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={43},
  pages={175-183}
}
AbstractIntroductionThe position of the lower lateral cartilages (LLC) is closely related to the function of the external nasal valve (ENV). When there is a cephalic malposition of these cartilages, the nasal alae have inadequate support, which leads to ENV insufficiency during deep inspiration.Methods Retrospective study with 60 patients evaluated: the positioning of the LLC and the occurrence of ENV insufficiency; the effectiveness of structuring the medial and lateral walls of the ENV; and… 
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