[Aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of a patient presenting with the consequences of congenital cleft lip and palate performed taking into consideration the specific ethnic features of the external nose (a case report)].

Vestnik otorinolaringologii

PubMedID: 28091484

Makhambetova EA, Rusetsky YY, Reshetov IV, Karapetyan LS, Makhambetova DE. [Aesthetic and functional rehabilitation of a patient presenting with the consequences of congenital cleft lip and palate performed taking into consideration the specific ethnic features of the external nose (a case report)]. Vestn Otorinolaringol. 2017;81(6):82-85.
The article demonstrates the method for reconstructive rhinoplasty used to treat a patient who underwent multiple cheiloplastic surgical interventions taking into consideration ethnic characteristics of the external nose. The operative technique involved the formation of lower lateral cartilage on the side of deformation and medial crura support, dorsum augmentation, and tip projection with the use autological cartilage and an implant. As a result, a significant improvement of the nose function was achieved in the combination with the good aesthetics outcome of the surgery.