ala nasi


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ala

 [a´lah] (pl. a´lae) (L.)
a winglike process. adj., adj a´lar, a´late.
ala na´si the cartilaginous flap on the outer side of each nostril.
 Ala nasi with major and minor alar cartilages. From Dorland's, 2000.

a·la of nose

[TA]
the lateral, mobile, more or less flaring, wall of each naris.
Synonym(s): ala nasi [TA], pinna nasi, wing of nose

a·la na·si

(ā'lă nā'sī) [TA]
The lateral wall of each naris.

a·la of nose

(ā'lă nōz)
[TA]The lateral, mobile, more or less flaring, wall of each naris.
Synonym(s): ala nasi [TA] .
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Nasolabial flaps are suitable for use in the repair of defects up to 2 cm in diameter in the ala nasi, although they are inconvenient to use in the nasal tip and upper part of the nose (32).
Bilobed flap reconstruction was performed following tumor resection most frequently in nasal tip defects not greater than two cm in diameter (n=13), followed by defects in the ala nasi (n=7), nasal sidewall (n=6), and dorsum (n=5).
Computed tomography (CT) revealed preseptal cellulitis, destruction of the anterior septum and the left ala nasi, and lateral dislocation of the right inferior turbinate with mucosal thickening of the maxillary and ethmoid sinuses on the right (figure 1).