I had my split on my columella corrected and filled in with cartilidge. What caused this split? (photos)

For as long as I can remember I've had a split /line showing of the lower lateral cartilidges? I haven't seen it on anyone else and had always felt abnormal. I had this corrected and filled in with rhinoplasty. (By a strut I believe) I'm still Confused as to what it was and why I had it and I don't see it on other people. What are the causes?

Doctor Answers 1

Cleft or crease in the columella

That is the space between the medial cura of the lower cartilages.  In people with firm cartilage and thin skin it can be visible.

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