Uncinate process in the repair of nasoseptal perforation

Mustafa Kazkayasi, Eda Tuna Yalcinozan
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 2011, 35 (5): 878-81
Septal perforation is an anatomical defect of the nasal septum. Prior septal surgery is the most common reason of this defect. Because repair of a nasoseptal perforation is a challenging surgical procedure, many techniques have been discussed for decades. This article considers the first case of nasoseptal perforation repair using the overmedialized uncinate process. The main aim of this study is to report on the usability and efficiency of regional autogenous grafts in the repair of nasoseptal perforations.

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