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Surgical Anatomy and Physiology of the Nose

  • Man Koon Suh
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Abstract

As a three-dimensional structure, the nose is not only a central component of facial aesthetics but also a vital functional organ that facilitates respiration and olfaction. The external appearance and anatomical structure of the nose can vary considerably across ethnicities and individuals. Because the purpose of rhinoplasty is to alter the nose to a desired shape, the understanding of the underlying anatomy is of utmost importance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Man Koon Suh
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  1. 1.JW Plastic Surgery CenterSeoulSouth Korea

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