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Augmentation of the Nasal Pyramid: ‘Saddle-Shaped’ and Lateral Deformities

  • Tian Ee Seah
  • Velupillai Ilankovan
  • Michael Perry
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Abstract

Loss of septal support can result in a saddle-shaped depression of the nasal dorsum, sometimes referred to as a ‘saddle-nose’ deformity. Loss of lateral projection of the nasal bones can also result in a localised depression in the upper half of the nose and the appearance of deviation. Assessment and management of these deformities are discussed.

Keywords

Augmentation Rhinoplasty Saddle nose Nasal augmentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tian Ee Seah
    • 1
  • Velupillai Ilankovan
    • 2
  • Michael Perry
    • 3
  1. 1.Orange Aesthetics and Oral Maxillofacial SurgerySingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.Department of Maxillofacial SurgeryPoole Hospital NHS TrustPooleUK
  3. 3.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryRegional Unit Northwick Park and St Mary’s HospitalLondonUK

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