Facial plast Surg 2011; 27(5): 467-482
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1288926
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Ethnic Considerations of the Crooked Nose

Roxana Cobo1
  • 1Private Practice, Facial Plastic Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Centro Médico Imbanaco, Cali, Colombia
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Publication Date:
25 October 2011 (online)


Ethnic features must be taken into account when planning surgery of a patient with a crooked nose. A systematic approach is presented with emphasis on reinforcing structural support, correcting functional and cosmetic abnormalities, aligning structures, and using camouflage techniques to improve appearance and function.