A novel technique in full thickness lower eyelid reconstruction: the pedicled reverse-flow chondrocutaneous superior helix flap

A novel technique in full thickness lower eyelid reconstruction: the pedicled reverse-flow... Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:469–474 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0625-7 CASE REPORT A novel technique in full thickness lower eyelid reconstruction: the pedicled reverse-flow chondrocutaneous superior helix flap Vigneswaran Nallathamby & J Lim & W C Ong & YL Yap & H J Lee & MSYeo & I Koshima & T C Lim Received: 1 June 2011 /Accepted: 6 July 2011 /Published online: 2 August 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 Introduction viability of the tissues is not immediately evident, it would be imperative to preserve these as seemingly devitalized The most common cause of eyelid injury is work-related tissues frequently may regain perfusion once anatomical trauma [1, 2]. While the majority of eyelid lacerations do restoration is achieved. not cause defects requiring reconstruction, avulsion and The size of the defect, the involvement of one or both degloving types of injury may result in larger defects that lamellae [3, 4] and/or the lid margin will determine the type prove to be a reconstructive conundrum. In addition, severe of reconstruction required. Trauma to the eye region may eye injuries can be associated with facial trauma and brain also involve the surrounding skin. This larger zone of injury injury. A multidisciplinary approach is essential in the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

A novel technique in full thickness lower eyelid reconstruction: the pedicled reverse-flow chondrocutaneous superior helix flap

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2012 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-011-0625-7
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Abstract

Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:469–474 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0625-7 CASE REPORT A novel technique in full thickness lower eyelid reconstruction: the pedicled reverse-flow chondrocutaneous superior helix flap Vigneswaran Nallathamby & J Lim & W C Ong & YL Yap & H J Lee & MSYeo & I Koshima & T C Lim Received: 1 June 2011 /Accepted: 6 July 2011 /Published online: 2 August 2011 Springer-Verlag 2011 Introduction viability of the tissues is not immediately evident, it would be imperative to preserve these as seemingly devitalized The most common cause of eyelid injury is work-related tissues frequently may regain perfusion once anatomical trauma [1, 2]. While the majority of eyelid lacerations do restoration is achieved. not cause defects requiring reconstruction, avulsion and The size of the defect, the involvement of one or both degloving types of injury may result in larger defects that lamellae [3, 4] and/or the lid margin will determine the type prove to be a reconstructive conundrum. In addition, severe of reconstruction required. Trauma to the eye region may eye injuries can be associated with facial trauma and brain also involve the surrounding skin. This larger zone of injury injury. A multidisciplinary approach is essential in the

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2012

References

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