step-off was observed in one patient on the 7[sup]th day after surgery and corrected by external reshaping and continued fixation of the mold without operation.
5 cm of the distal and lateral aspect of the nose particularly defects involving the lateral tip supratip
or defects near the tip 17-19.
In 3 patients with a bony hump and supratip
depression, bony hump was rounded off and supratip
was augmented with cartilage graft.
Corticosteroid injections to the supratip
area for prolonged swelling were required in 2 patients.
Alar swing procedure could be used for the correction of minor supratip
Persistent convexity of the dorsum can be camouflaged with the implant placed into the radix and into the supratip
5-cm infiltrative, pearly lesion extended from the left nasal supratip
to the left alar groove.