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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 56-59

Proboscis lateralis with cleft lip and palate and its surgical management

Department of Cleft And Craniofacial surgery, GSR Institute of Craniofacial Surgery, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Megha Sahu
GSR Institute of Craniofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery, No. 17.1.383/55, Vinay Nagar Colony, I.S Sadan, Saidabad, Hyderabad - 500 059, Telangana
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DOI: 10.4103/jclpca.jclpca_16_20

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Proboscis lateralis (PL) is an uncommon facial abnormality presented as soft tubular structure with most often originating from the medial canthal region. PL is an ideal choice for heminose reconstruction, provided started at a younger age. This multiphase treatment implements the planning of cartilaginous supports in the late teenage. A 6-year-old female patient diagnosed with PL, conjoined with craniofacial deformities such as cleft lip and palate is discussed in this case report.

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