A lateral rhinotomy closure technique to prevent alar blunting

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This paper describes a simple method of closing a lateral rhinotomy incision which prevents alar blunting. The problem with the standard methods of incision closure is that they will often result in noticeable blunting of the alar crease. The study was performed as a retrospective analysis of my closure results. In conclusion, this technique provides an easy method of lateral rhinotomy closure for optimal cosmetic results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)403-404
Number of pages2
JournalEar, Nose and Throat Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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