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Total nasal reconstruction using composite radial forearm free flap and forehead flap as a one-stage procedure with minor revision

      Abstract

      The refashioning of the many distinct structures necessary for successful anatomical and aesthetic reconstruction of the nose after total rhinectomy is difficult. Several significant operations are needed to produce good aesthetic results with functional patency of the nasal airway. We describe a method using autologous grafts that has produced good results on both occasions when it was done. It has the advantage of only one major operation and one subsequent minor revision.

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