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Post-Skin Cancer Alar Reconstruction

Ian Maher
Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Jeremy Bordeaux
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.