Cleft Lip Rhinoplasty

Jonathan M Sykes, Yong Ju Jang

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Many surgical approaches and techniques to repair cleft nasal deformities have been described. Because the presenting patient with a congenital deformity is young, the surgical plan must account for patient growth and surgical scarring. The surgeon should understand the pathophysiology of the deformity and have a systematic surgical plan. This article describes the classic nasal abnormalities associated with clefting of the lip, and outlines surgical techniques and timing used to minimize these deformities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)133-144
Number of pages12
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2009


  • Cleft lip nasal deformity
  • Diagnosis
  • Management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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