Facial plast Surg 2012; 28(03): 303-309
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1312698
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Rhinoplasty and Bony Vault Complications

Paul Nassif1, 2, Joanathan Kulbersh3
  • 1Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, Los Angeles, California
  • 2Partner, Spalding Drive Cosmetic Surgery and Dermatology, Beverly Hills, California
  • 3Carolina Facial Plastics PLLC, Facial Plastic Surgery, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Publication Date:
21 June 2012 (online)


Complications of bony nasal vault surgery can be avoided with a thorough preoperative assessment of the nasal anatomy and meticulous surgical technique. When complications arise, it is imperative to identify the irregularity and undertake the corrective measures. This article highlights possible complications of bony nasal vault surgery and their etiologies, appearances, and management.