Nasal surface anatomy (diagram)

Case contributed by Dr Brian Gilcrease-Garcia

Diagram of nasal surface anatomy.

  • a - glabella
  • b - nasal root
  • c - nasal dorsum
  • d - nasal apex
  • e - nasal septum
  • f - anterior nares
  • g - ala
  • h - alar groove
  • i - philtrum

Case Discussion

Please note this image is only loosely based on CT volumetric reconstruction, but extensively modified so as not to resemble the original subject.

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Case information

rID: 65211
Published: 29th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University

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