nasal cartilage


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na·sal car·ti·lage

(nā'zăl kahr'ti-lăj)
Dense connective tissue of the nose; includes the greater alar (lower lateral), the lesser alar, the lateral nasal (upper lateral), the vomeronasal, and the accessory nasal.
[L. nasus, nose + cartilago, gristle]

nasal cartilage

Any of the cartilages forming the principal portion of the subcutaneous framework of the nose.
See also: cartilage
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Marine collagen scaffolds for nasal cartilage repair: prevention of nasal septal perforations in a new orthotopic rat model using tissue engineering techniques.
PNAM technique takes advantage of the malleability of immature nasal cartilage and its ability to maintain a permanent correction of its form.
On physical examination, findings can include a red dish and thickened septal mucosa, a septal perforation, and involvement of the nasal cartilage and/or bone, which can result in external deformities such as saddlenose.
CECT scan showed a mass with heterogeneous enhancement on left nasal cavity and mass effect on the septum extending into the soft tissue of cheek overlying maxilla into nasal cartilage. There was destruction of the left infra orbital wall.
We describe the case of a 56-year-old man who was admitted for treatment of a progressive destruction of his hard palate, septum, nasal cartilage, and soft palate that had been caused by chronic cocaine inhalation.
Although benign, they can cause significant local damage and cosmetic deformity by compressing and destroying the nasal cartilage and orbital wall (2).
At the junction of the nasal cartilage and vomer, acute bowing and deviation of the septum occur in 20% of the population (20).
[4,15] Surgeons must have a thorough knowledge about the entire anatomy of nasal cartilages and be aware of possible deformities, even faced surprisingly in the operative period, to deal with the deformities meticulously.
Changing the convexity and concavity of nasal cartilages and cartilage grafts with horizontal mattress sutures: part I.