septal nasal cartilage

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septal nasal cartilage

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a thin cartilaginous plate located between vomer, perpendicular plate of the ethmoid, and nasal bones, and completing the nasal septum anteriorly.
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After nasal suctioning of debris, examination of the septum revealed the presence of a 6-ram perforation along the anterior portion of the quadrangular cartilage.
To create this flap, the surgeon first makes a hemitransfixion incision and elevates the mucoperichondrium on both sides of the remaining caudal quadrangular cartilage back to the anterior margin of the perforation.
the junction of the dorsal quadrangular cartilage and the perpendicular plate) is imperative in order to prevent nasal-tip collapse.
Analysis of biopsy specimens revealed some exposed bone and an absence of quadrangular cartilage.