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Post-Skin Cancer Alar Reconstruction

Ian Maher
1  Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Jeremy Bordeaux
2  Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
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13 September 2013 (online)


The ala is a cosmetically and functionally important portion of the nose and its reconstruction represents a surgical challenge. This article reviews the reconstructive options for alar wounds.