67-year-old woman who underwent crescenteric advancement flap closure of a left nasal sidewall defect. No revision performed.
Cases in Nasal Reconstruction
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68-year-old woman with history of a small left nasal sidewall basal cell cancer removed with Mohs and repaired by Dr. Ramachandra under local anesthesia. No refinement or touch-up performed.
60-year-old man with right alar defect from Mohs resection of a basal cell carcinoma. He underwent 2-staged pedicled melolabial flap reconstruction with ear cartilage to prevent alar retraction and to support the nostril. No revision performed.
70-year-old man with left alar defect and nasal valve collapse after Mohs resection. Dr. Ramachandra performed a single stage crescentic advancement flap with septal cartilage grafting to support the nasal collapse and improve his breathing.
84 year old man with near-amputation of the nasal tip after Mohs resection of a basal cell cancer. Dr. Ramachandra performed a two-staged paramedian forehead flap with ear cartilage and septal cartilage reconstruction.
69-year-old woman who underwent paramedian forehead flap reconstruction of a 2 cm nasal tip defect with extension to the internal nasal lining. No revision procedure performed. Pictured pre-operatively and 3 months out from flap inset and division.
82-year-old woman who underwent nasal skin cancer removal and neck skin grafting with another surgeon. The color and thickness discrepancy would not have improved with time, so she came to Dr. Ramachandra for revision surgery. Dr. Ramachandra performed a left-sided two-staged paramedian forehead flap. Patient is pictured 6 weeks out from stage 2. Please note …
Age: 75 Defect: Mohs resection of a large nasal dorsal basal cell skin cancer Technique: Superiorly Extended Nasal Myocutaneous Island flap
Pt age: 70 Defect: Basal Cell Cancer of the Ala/medial cheek removed by Mohs surgery Repair: Two-staged pedicled melolabial flap reconstruction with ear cartilage grafting Revision: None.
60-year-old woman with complete loss of alar skin from Mohs resection of a basal cell carcinoma. Dr. Ramachandra performed a two-stage pedicled melolabial flap reconstruction with ear cartilage grafting for alar support. No revision procedure performed.