The importance of the nasal septum in the deviated nose

Jonathan M Sykes, Ji Eon Kim, David Shaye, Armando Boccieri

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Abstract

The nasal septum plays an important role in both the appearance and function of the nose. Deviation of the nose is common and correction requires a focused, anatomically based treatment. Reconstruction and support of the septum is a necessary component to a straight nose. The four R's of nasal septal repairresection, reposition, reconstruction, and replacementcan be used to straighten the septum and maximize nasal appearance and function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-421
Number of pages9
JournalFacial Plastic Surgery
Volume27
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Crooked nose
  • deviated septum
  • septoplasty
  • septum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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