Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 527–530 | Cite as

Nasal tip repair with axial flap of nasal muscle

  • Lybio MartireJr.
  • José Hildoberto Colares
  • José Marcos dos Reis
  • Luciano Fernandes


The procedure described here consists of a myocutaneous axial flap with lateral pedicle. It uses the transverse part of the nasal muscle that goes forward in rotation and the lateral and superior portions of the flap in the V-Y. The procedure is useful for repairing losses of nasal tip and the surrounding area. It is a simple method that can be used to reconstruct the brim near the tip of the nose, yielding an aesthetically and functionally efficient nose.

Key words

Nasal tip Myocutaneous axial flap Nasal muscle 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lybio MartireJr.
    • 1
  • José Hildoberto Colares
    • 1
  • José Marcos dos Reis
    • 1
  • Luciano Fernandes
    • 1
  1. 1.São PauloBrazil

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