Acquired nostril stenosis

Ann Plast Surg. 1991 Oct;27(4):382-6. doi: 10.1097/00000637-199110000-00018.


Acquired nostril stenosis is an uncommon but challenging problem. Etiology, pathophysiology, presentation, and treatment options are presented, together with two patient reports. A classification is offered that allows for appropriate selection of the surgical procedure.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Constriction, Pathologic / surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nose Deformities, Acquired / surgery*
  • Rhinoplasty / methods*
  • Skin Transplantation
  • Surgical Flaps