nasolabial flap

nasolabial flap

flap, ordinarily of lenticular shape, based either inferiorly or (more commonly) superiorly, and transferred to reconstruct defects in the lips or nose. Its blood supply can be based on muscular perforators so that the skin base can be narrowed or the flap converted to an island.
See also: island flap.
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Surgical treatment involves excision of fibrotic tissues followed by covering of the defect with split thickness skin grafting, fresh amnion, or BFP grafts, tongue flap, bilateral forearm free flaps, nasolabial flap.
Designed as a true myocutaneous flap based on the facial artery, the nasolabial flap is a robust and versatile flap.
For cheek reconstruction nasolabial flap check advancement and check rotation flaps were most commonly used.
One patient with a TDAP-osteocutaneous flap experienced ischemia in the distal portion of the flap and required debridement and a nasolabial flap to close a palatal defect.
Reconstruction of ala of nose and angle of the mouth with nasolabial flap, Indian J.
Objectives: The main objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of Nasolabial Flap in the reconstruction of oral submucous fibrosis.
5 cm) defects, but for larger defects and for those that involve vestibular lining, the melolabial or nasolabial flap is more appropriate.
Objective of this study was to highlight the utilization of nasolabial flap for reconstruction of oral cavity defects.
Plastic Surgical reconstruction of deformed nose: Nasolabial flap was used to reconstruct the lost ala nasi to improve the appearance of the grotesque shape of the nose.
Various locoregional flaps like deltopectoral flap, PMMC flap, median forehead flap, nasolabial flap, forehead flap, temporalis muscle flap, TP fascial flap etc were used for reconstruction of defects.
The marking for the Nasolabial flap was made (Figure 7) and bilateral Nasolabial flaps were raised (Figure 8).