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Reconstruction of Postburn Nasal Alar Defect by Paramedian Forehead Flap
Journal of Korean Burn Society 2021;24(2):60-63
Published online December 1, 2021
© 2021 Journal of Korean Burn Society.

Daehwan Park, M.D., Ph.D., Sulki Park, M.D., Bongsoo Baik, M.D., Ph.D. and Soyoung Ji, M.D.

Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dongkang Medical Center, Ulsan, Korea
Correspondence to: Sulki Park, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Dongkang Medical Center, 239 Taehwa-ro, Ulsan 44455, Korea
Tel: 82-52-241-1114, Fax: 82-52-241-1180
E-mail: p20114@naver.com
Received September 26, 2021; Revised October 26, 2021; Accepted October 27, 2021.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
In the face, the nose plays an important role in both function and appearance. Among the subunits on the nose, the alar is a critical nasal structure of high aesthetic value. Previously, many surgeons have insisted that structural support should be added to the reconstruction of alar and particularly so in the case of a full-thickness defect. In a 58-year-old male patient who had a third-degree burn injury and full-thickness defect in most of the left nasal alar, forehead flap surgery alone was successfully performed without structural support.
Keywords : Nose, Nasal cartilages, Surgical flaps, Forehead, Alar


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