The Nasolabial Flap for Reconstruction of the Alae Nasi

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Cicatrizing basal-cell carcinomas, especially in the area of the alae nasi, require radical therapeutic treatment. Surgical removal, therefore, often results in penetrating defects. The nasolabial flap is recommended in such cases as a relatively simple operative method of reconstructing the lateral part of the nose. This technique offers favorable results in a curative and esthetic respect.

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