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Definitions of ROUGE'S OPERATION
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To obtain access to the nasal cavities, avoiding a subsequent scar; the upper lip is freed from the maxilla, the alar cartilages are separated from the maxilla and the cartilaginous septum is detached from the nasal spine; after the operation the flap is replaced and held in position by compresses without suture.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop