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3Reconstruction

Nose Reconstruction by Dr. Frederick J Menick

A burrows triangle is marked superior to the defect for excision to permit advancement of the cheek flap onto the nasal wall. 

Pitfall: The nasolabial skin is transferred as an extension of an advancing cheek flap and the lateral incision should be limited superiorly to avoid devascularization of the flap.