Tumors established within a person’s nose area can be either malignant (cancerous) or benign (non-cancerous). In all cases, those affected with nasal cancer frequently go through an advanced surgical procedure to confiscate the cancerous tissue/s. This is subsequently followed by a reconstructive rhinoplasty to help the person restore or improve the former shape of the nose.
Nasal cancers often leave large defects in the nose. Proper reconstruction should aim not just to “patch the hole”, but to restore a normal looking nose.
Some of the common nasal cancer symptoms include:
Nasal Cancer Treatment
Once the nasal cavity cancer is diagnosed by the doctor, a number of tests are performed to identify if the cancer cells have multiplied to other parts of the patient’s body. Afterward, surgical removal of the nasal cancerous cells is excised by using radiation therapy or chemotherapy. The process prolongs until the patient’s nasal layer is cancer-free.
Reconstructive Rhinoplasty – The Next Step
Following the radiation therapy, many patients develop wounds. In order to repair these wounds, best plastic surgery clinics in Korea have top rhinoplasty surgeons to perform reconstructive nose plastic surgery.
Reconstructive rhinoplasty surgery for the nose cancer comprises of the replacement of the nose skin, nasal bone, cartilage, and other surrounding tissues. Following are the procedure followed by a rhinoplasty surgeon:
Some of the potential risks involved in performing reconstructive rhinoplasty post the nasal cancer treatment are: