Cleft - Ultimate Treatment
A. UNILATERAL CLEFT NOSE The unilateral cleft nose repair represents the most difficult rhinoplasty due to asymmetric cleft deformity. To prevent growth centres from being damaged, maximum correction should be avoided during the primary lip-repair. Yet, growth will enhance the asymmetry due to the skew nasal septum and the shorter alar wing of the nose on the cleft side.
Open rhinoplasty is mainly performed through a Carolina incision. 294
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