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Mucous cyst of the alar base: a rare complication following rhinoplasty

Lookup NU author(s): Neil McLean


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Mucous cyst formation following rhinoplasty is a rare complication and typically presents late. Previously reported cases invariably involve the dorsum of the nose or nasal tip. We present a case where this unusual lesion was found to involve the alar base. (C) 2003 The British Association of Plastic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Author(s): Raine C, Williamson SLH, McLean NR

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Journal of Plastic Surgery

Year: 2003

Volume: 56

Issue: 2

Pages: 176-177

ISSN (print): 0007-1226

ISSN (electronic): 1465-3087

Publisher: Elsevier BV


DOI: 10.1016/S0007-1226(03)00029-8


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