hanging columella

hanging columella

a term used to describe an abnormally low columella; may be congenital or acquired (that is, postsurgical).
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Forms of congenital, acquired, or treatment caused facial disfigurements which may be regarded as cultural include "oriental eyelid," non-caucasian nose, double chin, absence of a second cheek dimple, pigmentation problems such as freckles or port wine stain, wrinkles, cheek furrows, flaring of nostrils, other unwanted nasal features such as tips, humps, hanging columella, etc.