Bilateral macrostomia as an isolated deformity and its repair with a modified technique

Bilateral macrostomia as an isolated deformity and its repair with a modified technique A 3-year-old boy with bilateral congenital macrostomia as an isolated clinical entity is presented. Although this is a rare deformity, it causes functional and cosmetic problems which are difficult to correct. The skin, muscle, and mucosal components of the deformity were separately repaired using a modification of Kaplan's technique. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Bilateral macrostomia as an isolated deformity and its repair with a modified technique

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2002 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-002-0365-9
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Abstract

A 3-year-old boy with bilateral congenital macrostomia as an isolated clinical entity is presented. Although this is a rare deformity, it causes functional and cosmetic problems which are difficult to correct. The skin, muscle, and mucosal components of the deformity were separately repaired using a modification of Kaplan's technique.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: May 25, 2002

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