Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology

, Volume 246, Issue 5, pp 357–361 | Cite as

Partial and total reconstruction of the nose

  • R. Meyer
Plastic Surgery


For partial reconstruction of the nose we use an original forehead compound-island flap and the frontotemporal flap of Schmid-Meyer. In repairing the lower two-thirds of the nose we apply our fronto-parieto-auricular flap, which was modified by Orticochea and by Washio. For total reconstruction of the nose, we have abandoned the scalp flap of Converse and substitute in its place the fronto-parieto-occipital flap of Galvao.

Key words

Reconstruction Nose Forehead flap Temporal flap 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de chirurgie plastiqueLausanneSwitzerland

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