Arch Craniofac Surg.  2020 Jun;21(3):143-155. 10.7181/acfs.2020.00234.

Surgical anatomy for Asian rhinoplasty: Part II

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  • 1The PLUS Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul, Korea

Abstract

Surgical anatomy for Asian rhinoplasty Part I reviewed layered anatomy with neurovascular system of the nose. Part II discusses upper two-thirds of nose which consists of nasal bony and cartilaginous structures. Nasal physiology is mentioned briefly since there are several key structures that are important in nasal function. Following Part III will cover lower one-third of nose including in-depth anatomic structures which are important for advanced Asian rhinoplasty.

Keyword

Keystone area; Nasal bone; Nasolacrimal duct; Pyriform aperture; Rhinoplasty; Septum; Turbinate; Upper lateral cartilage
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