The nasolabial flap is an axial flap deriving its blood supply from the nasolabial artery, one of the termi
nal branches of the facial artery. The width to length ratio can be as much as 1:5 in select circumstances. The nasolabial flap is a highly reliable and very versatile flap. It is generally employed in reconstruction of surgical defects resulting from excision of skin cancers on the side of the nose or the ala of the nose, as well as for full-thickness reconstruction of excised nasal ala, philtrum and columella.
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