Reconstruction of Nasal Defects With a Nasolabial Island Flap

Joseph W. Giebfried, Mark L. Urken, William Lawson, Hugh F. Biller

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The superiorly based nasolabial island flap is a versatile method for reconstructing lower, mid, and upper nasal defects. Our technique and successful experience in eight consecutive cases are presented. Cadaver injection studies were performed and demonstrated the important contribution of the infraorbital artery to the blood supply of this flap.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-298
Number of pages4
JournalJAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1987


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