Nasal Reconstruction

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Nasal Reconstruction

Abstract Skin cancer wounds commonly occur on the nose, and the nose’s unique aesthetic prominence presents particular reconstructive challenges. Although early nasal reconstructive procedures sought simply to cover the exposed…

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Perioral Reconstruction

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Perioral Reconstruction

Abstract The lip is positioned in the highly aesthetic center of the face and contributes numerous vital functions for speaking and eating. Optimal perioral reconstruction restores natural appearance and normal…

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Cheek Reconstruction

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Cheek Reconstruction

Abstract Background: The cheek can be subdivided into seven cheek regions: medial, anterior (maxillary), infraorbital, zygomatic, buccal, mandibular, and preauricular. Cheek reconstruction depends to a great extent upon the wound…

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Neck Reconstruction

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Neck Reconstruction

Abstract The neck is an important structure for dermatologic surgery. Surgeons should be familiar with the anatomy of the neck including direction of the relaxed skin tension lines, location of…

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Surgical Complications and Revision of Scars

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Surgical Complications and Revision of Scars

Abstract In order to develop a safe surgical practice, the dermatologic surgeon should have a thorough knowledge of the etiology, management, and prevention of surgical complications. In this chapter, we…

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Ear Reconstruction

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Abstract Ear reconstruction can be challenging but also very rewarding due to its complex topography. Retaining the essential curvature of the helical rim is a key element in reconstructing the…

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Periocular Reconstruction

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Periocular Reconstruction

Abstract Mastering the fundamental techniques of periocular surgery is essential for the Mohs and reconstructive surgeon. The eye holds immeasurable value, visual and aesthetic, that demand understanding and expertise to…

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Advancement Flaps

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Abstract Advancement flaps are the most basic method of adjacent tissue transfer in cutaneous surgery. Their clean, simple lines and ability to displace standing cones to the most ideal location…

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Forehead and Temple Repair

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Forehead and Temple Repair

Abstract Skin cancers commonly occur on the forehead and temple and many require surgical removal. Skin and soft tissue defects resulting from skin cancer removal from these sites range from…

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Transposition Flaps

Mar 3, 2019 by in Dermatology Comments Off on Transposition Flaps

Abstract A transposition flap is a random-pattern flap that borrows skin laxity from an adjacent area to fill a defect in an area with little or no skin laxity. If…

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